develop a 3 4 page preliminary care coordination plan for a hypothetical individual in your community identify and list available community resources for a safe and effective continuum of care 1

Note: You are required to complete this assessment before Assessment 4.

Develop the Preliminary Care Coordination Plan

Complete the following:

Identify a health concern as the focus of your care coordination plan. Possible health concerns may include,

but are not limited to:


Heart disease (high blood pressure, stroke, or heart failure).

Home safety.

Pulmonary disease (COPD or fibrotic lung disease).

Orthopedic concerns (hip replacement or knee replacement).

Cognitive impairment (Alzheimer’s disease or dementia).

Pain management.

Mental health.


Identify available community resources for a safe and effective continuum of care.

Document Format and Length

You can use the linked templates as a guide for the needs of your hypothetical patient who has a selected health

care problem.

For your care coordination plan, you may use the Care Coordination Plan Template [DOCX], choose a format used in

your own organization, or choose a format you are familiar with that adequately serves your needs for this


Your preliminary plan should be 3–4 pages in length. In a separate section of the plan, identify the

hypothetical person you have chosen to work with.

Document the community resources you have identified using the Community Resources Template [DOCX].

Supporting Evidence

Cite at least two credible sources from peer-reviewed journals or professional industry publications that support your

preliminary plan.

Grading Requirements

The requirements, outlined below, correspond to the grading criteria in the Preliminary Care Coordination Plan

Scoring Guide, so be sure to address each point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see

how your work will be assessed.

Analyze your selected health concern and the associated best practices for health improvement.

Cite supporting evidence for best practices.

Consider underlying assumptions and points of uncertainty in your analysis.

Identify a hypothetical individual who would benefit from a care coordination plan.

Document goals for the care coordination plan.

Identify available community resources for a safe and effective continuum of care.

Write clearly and concisely in a logically coherent and appropriate form and style.

Write with a specific purpose with your patient in mind.

Adhere to scholarly and disciplinary writing standards and current APA formatting requirements.

Additional Requirements

Before submitting your assessment, proofread your preliminary care coordination plan and community resources list

to minimize errors that could distract readers and make it more difficult for them to focus on the substance of your

plan. Be sure to submit both documents.

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