Individual Care Plans

 
 Dr. Thomas Costner, LIFE PACE Medical Director

The plan of care serves as a road map; it is a written agreement developed by the participant and the interdisciplinary healthcare team that defines how and when services will be provided to the client. It is formulated by the team after all of the initial assessments are completed. The team then integrates goals that the family and client would like to achieve. The care plan is reviewed every six months or if a significant change occurs. Care plans are key in communicating expectations for both the organization and the client.

The interdisciplinary team is led by LIFE PACE Medical Director Thomas L. Costner, D.O., a 1985 graduate of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Dr. Costner is Board Certified in Family Practice and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

LIFE PACE services may include the following:

  • Primary and specialty care visits
  • Transportation
  • Adult Day Health
  • Physical, occupational and recreational therapies
  • Mental and behavioral health
  • Nutritious meals and nutritional counseling
  • Personal care (bathing, dressing, grooming)
  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Home health care
  • Prescription drugs and medication management
  • Social services
  • Medical specialties, such as audiology, dentistry, optometry, podiatry and speech therapy
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Respite care

"At LIFE PACE, an integrated team of healthcare professionals get to know each patient. Their combined input creates the ideal healthcare plan. It is what medicine should be for everybody." - Dr. Thomas Costner

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