Jorunn Bjerkan

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INTRODUCTION A mandatory multidisciplinary plan for individual care, the 'Individual care Plan', was introduced by law in Norway in 2001. The regulation was established to meet the need for improved efficiency and quality of health and social services, and to increase patient involvement. The plan was intended for patients with long-term and complex needs(More)
Introduction: " IPLOS " is a central health register providing the basis for mandatory national statistics on care in Norwegian municipalities. Data are entered in IPLOS under 16 variables, for example " dressing " or " social behavior ". A score reflecting the care level is assigned for each variable. The aim of this study was to explore knowledge, skills(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The Individual Care Plan (ICP) was introduced in Norway to meet new statutory requirements for user participation in health care planning, incorporating multidisciplinary and cross-sector collaboration. A web-based solution (electronic ICP [e-ICP]) was used to support the planning and documentation. The aim of this study was to(More)
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