Dawn Cook was recently published in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning (AANCLP) with her article titled “It’s All About the Numbers”. The AANCLP has been providing peer-reviewed excellence in life care planning since 2006.
This article discusses the importance of correct calculations in a life care plan. It is imperative that math be calculated precisely both horizontally and vertically. The article also details the importance of calculating the life expectancy and how that will be used for calculating the lifetime totals. Commons errors and tips for improvements are also touched on, along with funding the full purchase price of an item, using averages or ranges and overlapping time periods.