What is Anticipatory Care Planning?

Anticipatory Care Planning is about individual people thinking ahead and understanding their health.

It’s about knowing how to use services better and it helps people make choices about their future care.

Planning ahead can help the individual be more in control and able to manage any changes in their health and wellbeing.

Many people with long term conditions or chronic health problems can benefit from having an Anticipatory Care Plan.

View the contents of the toolkit below. 

Guidance for Health and Social Care Professionals

To help health and care professionals to support individuals who would benefit from Anticipatory Care Planning.

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Advice for Individuals

Advice for individuals to plan future care, and how others can help.

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Anticipatory Care Plan for Babies, Children and Young People

Read the Anticipatory Care Plan for Babies, Children and Young People (Word doc) published in January 2019.

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Documents

Download My Anticipatory Care Plan including large print and translations.

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Videos

Watch the videos about Anticipatory Care Planning.

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Download the App

Download the Anticipatory Care Planning application for Apple and Android.

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