A Life Care Plan (LCP) 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 which individuals who have experienced catastrophic injury or have chronic health care needs.  The goals of the LCP are to:

1. Improve and maintain the clinical state of the individual

2. Prevent secondary complications which could further contribute to disability

3. Provide the clinical and physical environment for optimal recovery

4. Provide support for the family, recognizing their contributory role in supporting the individual

5. Provide disability management programs aimed at preventing unnecessary complication and minimizing the long term care needs of the individual

IALCP – International Academy of Life Care Planners Definition, 2003

For more information, or to request a report,  please contact Melissa Prevost, Certified Life Care Planner