26-27 April 2016
A 2 day Workshop – Presented by Sam Arnold
What is the I-CAN?
The Instrument for the Classification and Assessment of Support Needs (I-CAN) v5 is a support needs assessment, planning and resource allocation tool designed to assess and guide support delivery for people with disabilities including people with mental health concerns. Version 5 of I-CAN has improved user friendliness, flexibility and wider applicability. Research shows I-CAN is a valid, reliable tool.
It provides a support services and family friendly holistic assessment conceptually based upon the internationally recognized WHO ICF framework, person-centred approaches and Active Support. Families use the I-CAN when applying to NDIS and to coordinate and liaise with support and health professionals. Support services can use the I-CAN for an independent costing estimate (assisting the transition to the NDIS), and to ensure quality services, integrated with health care and person-centred plans. Government can use the I-CAN to allocate resources and predict costs. An individual support needs report is generated online which helps guide service delivery and planning.
Support services can use the I-CAN to ensure quality services, integrated with health care plans and individual or person-centred plans. Government bodies can use the I-CAN to allocate resources and predict future costs. Families can use the I-CAN to measure progress and to coordinate and liase with support and health professionals. An individual support needs report is generated online which helps guide service delivery and planning and has…