Definitions for "PLAN OF CARE"
A written document signed by the physician or other licensed health professional. It outlines the prescribed care that is to be given to the patient.
Under the federal Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987, nursing homes are required to develop comprehensive individualized care plans for residents. This is a written plan stating what kinds of services and care a person needs for a specific health-care problem. Plans of care must include measurable objectives and schedules to meet each resident's medical, nursing, mental, and psychosocial needs as identified in the a comprehensive assessment. The comprehensive assessment must be completed within 14 days of admission. The plan of care must then be developed within 7 days after completion of the assessment. The plan of care must also detail the services to be provided. It must be periodically reviewed and revised by a team of qualified persons after each comprehensive assessment. leading. A document filed in a court that pertains to a case.
a daily record of the care and treatment a person needs after a hospital stay
Keywords:  staff, strategy, resident, medical, non
a strategy for how the staff will help a resident every day and addresses both medical and non-medical issues