What does a Life Care Planner Do?
Develop plans to improve the quality of life and make care recommendations for individuals with chronic illnesses, disabilities, and catastrophic injuries. Life care planners analyze, research, evaluate, and work with other professionals to develop life care plans that assess patients' future medical, psychosocial, and economic needs.
You will develop life care plans documenting the current and future medical, psychosocial, and economic needs of individuals with catastrophic disability or long-term health care needs. Life care planners work with attorneys, insurance companies, managed care organizations, and in independent practice.
Life Care Planner Role and Responsibilities
The primary role of the life care planner is to facilitate the care, treatment, and/or rehabilitation of individuals with significant disabilities or chronic health problems, including:
•Chronic health care issues
• Pediatric and elder care management
Life Care Planner Career Outlook / Job Diversity
Demand for life care planners far outpaces supply: currently there are only 560 certified life care planners nationwide, according to statistics from the Commission on Health Care Certification.
Life Care Planner Certification
Students have the option of completing both the educational and experiential requirements needed to sit for the Certified Life Care Planner examination and earn the
CLCP credential. Our program is flexible and designed to work around your busy schedule.
Free Information Packet: Request free info online about the Life Care Planner Certificate Program. Have them mailed
to your home.
No obligation to apply.