Care planning should mainly take place in primary and community care, the DoH says. It will involve staff GPs, practice nurses, community matrons, allied health professionals and social care workers.
The recommendations for commissioners outline how planning personalised care can have benefits for individuals, providers of services, commissioners and the health and social care workforce.
Benefits include efficiency savings such as reductions in GP consultations, as well as hospital admissions and outpatient appointments, the guidance document says.
- Should practices prepare care plans for long-term conditions?
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