“The Life Care Plan is a dynamic document based upon published standards of practice, comprehensive assessment, data analysis, and research, which provides an organized, concise plan for current and future needs with associated costs for individuals who have experienced catastrophic injury or have chronic health care needs.”
The definition of Life Care Planning. Presented at the Forensics Section meeting of the NARPPS [now known as the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals] Annual Conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado.)
What a Life Care Planner Does
Life Care Planners evaluate individuals with disabilities or chronic health conditions in order to outline the needs created by the disability. The Life Care Planner develops an integrated plan that includes items and services required, along with specific costs. The Life Care Plan addresses current and future needs and costs.