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Justice in Aging: A Right to Person-Centered Care Planning

Authors: Gwen Orlowski and Julie Carter


This report gives context and background on person-centered planning in long-term services and supports (LTSS). The report covers the planning process, creating the written service plan, the review process, and concluding comments on the future of person-centered planning. Each section includes information on importance for the rule, gaps in guidance, and state examples.

-Standards for Person-Centered Planning under the 2014 HCBS Regulations

Planning Process
-Consumer Leads the Planning Process
-Consumer is Empowered to Make Informed Choices

Written Service Plan
-Plan must reflect the LTSS consumer's identified need and individual preferences
-Plan must include paid and unpaid services and supports, as well as providers of those services
-Plan must be finalized and agreed to, with the written informed consent of the LTSS consumer

Review Process
-Person-centered service plan is reviewable and subject to change


-Information taken 7/27/15 from: http://www.justiceinaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/FINAL_Person-Centered_Apr2015.pdf

Contact Info:
Organization:Justice in Aging
Address:1444 Eye Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005

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