Term information

Term: care management

Term details for 'care management'

Management of care of individuals in receipt of a care package, first Introduced as part of NHS and Community Care Act 1990. It involves the assessment of need and coordination of health and social care services to an individual. Use for UK care management. Based on 'case management', a model of service provision developed in the USA.

Broader terms
social work methods
Narrower terms
care planning
Related terms
care pathways, care programme approach, case management, management, social care

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