National PLAN Alliance
How did the PLAN concept begin?
Since PLAN programs were started by families and are primarily for the families of loved ones with disabilities, the National PLAN Alliance and its member programs are dedicated to providing education, assistance, and support. When families ask: "Who will take my place when I am no longer able or available to provide care?" PLAN has a response.
Local PLAN programs continue the kind of Support the family is now providing. They help families plan for the lifelong care of the family member. They advocate for the family and their loved one with a disability. And they do all this by specific actions:
- PLAN programs help families devise a plan of care that will maintain the quality of life for the relative with a disability.
- They help families identify people who will be constant advocates, monitoring services and care.
- PLAN helps families create the necessary legal documents and identify the financial and other resources to support the plan of care.
- PLAN identifies a person or persons to implement the plan of care.
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
Q: Who will carry on the circle of care?read more
Q: Who benefits from future-care planning?read more
Q: How did the PLAN concept begin? read more
Q: Where does the future-care planning process start? read more
Q: Why is future-care planning so critical today?read more
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