Independent Care Paper.docx - 1 Running Head INDEPENDENT CARE PAPER Independent Care Paper Yulanda Wilkerson CJHS/420 Pam Alvarez 2 Running Head

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1 Running Head: INDEPENDENT CARE PAPER Independent Care Paper Yulanda Wilkerson CJHS/420 6/2/2019 Pam Alvarez
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2 Running Head: INDEPENDENT CARE PAPER Independent Care Paper With everything there is a beginning and an end, case managers have to close out all of their cases, no case last forever. Closing out the case is the final stage in case management. There is no set time for which the case must be closed because all clients are different and will require different time spans. The case manager must have a plan and must follow the plan. In order to close the case, the goals must be met. Clients must be able to handle themselves independently, along with community care. The client should be made aware that they have reached the end of their treatment plan with the case manager and that there are resources available in their community. This paper will explain what independent care is and ways in which a client is expected to continue to grow. Strategies Upon meeting the client, it is required that the case manager explain the timeline so there is no misunderstanding. While there is no set time limit there are steps that need to be completed, one can never move to the next step if the before step is not complete. Ideally the client cannot be discharged if the requirements are not met. The case manager is in charge, but the client has to agree to the goals, the time limit and the overall plan. It is imperative that the case manager is on
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