Posts Tagged ‘Life Care Planning’
Products to Make a Home More Accessible
A key component of life care planning is implementing technology that allows for the most independence, safety, and accessibility for a person in their home. Advancing technology is making it easier to control many aspects of a home from a smartphone, tablet, or with voice through products like Google Home ...Read More
Dawn publishes “What to Bring to a Deposition” article
Dawn Cook, RN, CLCP, CLNC publish an article titled “What to Bring to a Deposition” in the Summer 2022 release of the AANLCP Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning.
Readers of the article can find information and suggestions preparing for:
- Notice of Deposition
- Attorney consultation
- Producing your entire file
Spinal Cord Stimulators and LCP Considerations￼
A spinal cord stimulator is a device that sends a low level of electricity into the spinal cord to relieve pain and can be one of two types: an implanted pulse generator where the battery is placed in the spine or a rechargeable battery.
Good candidates for spinal cord stimulators ...Read More
Dawn receives the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners￼
The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) is a professional member organization for nurses working in the field of life care planning. The AANLCP promotes education, collegiality, collaboration, research, and standards as they relate to the practice of Nurse Life Care Planning.
The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an ...Read More
Every person or organization that accesses, requests or receives medical records needs to be aware of the laws surrounding confidently and protection of medical records. Federal law is updated periodically and includes information on what must be done to comply with the law.
In the field of Life Care Planning, ...Read More
Dawn hosting breakout session at IARP Conference on Medical Bill Reviews
The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) Annual Conference is taking place November 12-13 virtually. The conference will offer sessions that go beyond the broad spectrum into the fine detail of the expert’s methodology, introduce new ideas and skills for rehabilitation and life care planning professionals, and create opinions based ...Read More
Chronic back pain can affect day-to-day functioning during work or to just being able to sleep, let alone enjoying daily activities. Conservative treatment for back injuries and pain can include medications, exercise, physical therapy, massage, etc. However, when this type of pain management fails to achieve progress and improvement, more ...Read More
Mobility Limitations and Assessing Homes
Nary, Young, and Renault developed a 31-page pdf titled “Making Homes Visitable: A Guide for Wheelchair Users and Hosts”, which details the importance of considering ways to make homes visitable for those with mobility limitations, such as those who use walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, etc.
The pdf discusses what a visitable ...Read More
Replacement Intervals in Life Care Planning
Dawn Cook’s article “Replacement Intervals in Life Care Planning” was recently published in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning (AANCLP). The AANCLP has been providing peer-reviewed excellence in life care planning since 2006.
This article details how to determine replacement intervals for ...Read More
Considerations When Buying a Stairlift
A stairlift, also commonly referred to as a chair lift, is a quiet comfortable piece of equipment used to assist with stair mobility. It allows the user to sit on a chair that slides up and down a track with a button or remote, giving a person access to the ...Read More