What is a Care Plan?

What is a Care Plan?

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For anyone living at an assisted living or skilled nursing facility, a care plan (for skilled nursing) or service plan (for assisted living) is required to promote resident health and wellbeing.

This comprehensive plan details all aspects of how a resident’s care will be delivered. It guides the staff in rendering care tailored to the resident.

Step 1 – The Assessment

The creation of a care/service plan starts before a resident’s official admittance to the facility. Though in some cases, it takes place on move-in day. The new resident, their family, and the facility staff participate in


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