Case management. What it is and how it can best be implemented – The King’s Fund – 17 November 2011

Posted on November 21, 2011. Filed under: Chronic Disease Mgmt | Tags: , |

Case management. What it is and how it can best be implemented – The King’s Fund – 17 November 2011

Shilpa Ross, Natasha Curry, Nick Goodwin     32 pages    ISBN: 978 1 85717 630 8

“Summary

Case management is a well-established way of integrating services around the complex needs of people with long-term conditions. It is a targeted, community-based and pro-active approach that identifies individuals at high risk of hospital admission, assesses their needs, produces a personal care plan, and ensures co-ordination of that plan. However, evidence to date suggests that case management is not always implemented in a cost-effective way or to the benefit of patients and carers.

Case Management: What it is and how it can best be implemented examines how this key strategy can improve delivery of integrated care for people with long-term conditions. The authors explore the questions:”

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