Life Care Planning
The purpose of a Life Care Plan is to assess an evaluee’s needs for future medical and related services, current level of function, activities of daily living and independent living needs, as well as develop a long-term care plan to identify reasonable and expected costs through life expectancy in light of injuries and impairments.
“A 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.” A [Combined definition of the University of Florida and Intelicus Annual Life Care Planning Conference and the American Academy of Nurse Life Care Planners (now known as the International Academy of Life Care Planners), presented at the Forensic Section meeting, NARPPS annual conference, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and agreed upon April 3, 1998].
Cost figures contained in each Life Care Plan are based on research and current rates in the evaluee’s particular region of the United States.
A Life Care Plan can be utilized for various purposes that may include reserving funds for lifetime medical costs or defending damages in legal proceedings.
Simmons Grab & Associates, LLC individualizes Life Care Plans to our evaluees’ specific needs/religion/ethnicity; no detail is left out. We are diligent in pursuing lifetime medical recommendations that will provide the quality of care required for optimal functioning and quality of life.