Package of Care (POC)

A Package of Care (POC) is an ACTIVITY GROUP.

A Package of Care is a combination of SERVICES specific to an individual PATIENT.

A Package of Care is also a commissioning currency pre-determined at the beginning of a contract year that has been created to describe an ideal PATIENT PATHWAY which may comprise of a number of interventions with differing Points of Delivery.

An example of a Package of Care is that for renal transplantation where a Package of Care comprises a set number of new and review outpatient attendances, the surgical element and an associated stay in critical care.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
shortnamePOC
pluralPackages of Care

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