case management plan/case management plan of care

Principal Term: A comprehensive plan of care for an individual client that describes the (1) problems, needs and desires determined based upon findings of the client’s assessment; (2) strategies such as treatments and interventions to be instituted to address the problems and needs; and (3) measurable goals including specific outcomes to be achieved to demonstrate resolution of the problems and needs, the timeframe(s) for achieving them, the resources available and to be used to realize the outcomes, and the desires/motivation of the client that may have an impact on the plan. (CMSA, 2010)