National PLAN Alliance
Who benefits from future-care planning?
Future-care planning is good public policy for those who need the care and those who give the care. Working collaboratively with the public sector and other private sector organizations, the National PLAN Alliance is committed to establishing a nationwide network of PLAN programs which abide by certain standards.
- PLAN programs have not-for-profit status.
- Family members and consumers who represent the population served constitute a significant percentage of members of the board of any PLAN program.
- At the very least, PLAN programs provide a minimum of three key services including (1) the development of a plan of care, (2) Identification of finances to support the plan of care, and (3) Identification of a person or person’s to carry out the plan of care.
- The PLAN program is structured to respond to the needs of families and their relatives with all disabilities.
- A paid professional administers a PLAN program.
- A PLAN program has liability insurance for members of the board of directors and employees who do not have their own professional liability insurance.
The National PLAN Alliance (NPA) is the only non-profit organization in America dedicated solely to meeting the planning needs of families with adult children having lifelong disabilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
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