Flashcards in Community care for chronic disease Deck (3)
Define Long Term Condition
A condition that cannot, at present, be cured; but can be controlled by medication and other therapies.
E.g. diabetes, CHD, COPD
What is the Kaiser Permanente Model?
- Patients at the top:
- Case management
- Highly complex patients
- 5% of patients = 70% of costs
- Specialist disease management
- High risk patients
- Self managing patients and supporting care
- Less complex conditions