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Life Care Planning

Questions to consider for Life Care Plans:

  • Will lifetime medicals be required?
  • Will a Medicate Set-Aside account need to be identified?
  • Are their multiple vendors providing various equipment and/or services?
  • Does your case have intermittent medical complications?
  • Do you and the parties in the case need information/education on what the case needs?
  • Does your client need education and tangible resources?

Life Care Plans can involve collateral resources, special needs trust issues, and other related estate planning services through collaboration with qualified experts.

Life Care Plans are frequently used in mediations and settlement disputes and are frequently used to quantify medical damages.

Life Care Plans are often a pre-cursor to a Medical Set-Aside in catastrophic injury cases.

The Life Care Plans at The Wright Rehabilitation Services, Inc. are completed by a certified life care planner and a team of experts.

Life Care Plans are utilized in complicated and catastrophic cases that have the potential for lifetime medical and/or rehabilitation care. Life Care Pan components include, but are not limited to:

  • Projected Evaluations
  • Durable Medical Items
  • Medications and Supplies Potential
  • Projected Therapeutic Modalities
  • Aggressive Medical Intervention
  • Vocational/Educational Needs
  • Home Care/Facility Care
  • Architectural Renovations
  • Transportation
  • Future Medical Care - Routine
  • Complications
  • Aids for Independent Functions
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Wheelchair Mobility Needs
  • Wheelchair Accessories

The International Academy of Life Care Planners defines a Life Care Plan as "A dynamic document based upon published standards of practice, comprehensive assessment, date 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 care needs."