Ardens has created electronic versions of care planning documents to support practices with generating a care plan to be left in the patients home or shared (with consent) with other agencies and/or carers. The care plan documents incorporate the most appropriate data for the patient and we have created clinical templates to support practices with data entry, please see further details here


The available Care Planning forms include:

  • COPD Care Plan
  • DNACPR form ADULT
  • Future Care Plan
  • Learning Disability Health Action Plan - Long
  • Learning Disability Health Action Plan
  • RESPECT Form
  • Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan
  • Universal Care Plan

 

To locate the above document templates, access the relevant patient record:

  • Within a consultation, select the Documents > Create letter option.
  • Outside of a consultation, select the Add > Document > Create letter option.

 

This will display the New Patient Letter screen.

 

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Click on the magnify glass icon to search for the relevant document template.


This will display the Find Document Templates screen.

 

Search for the document template using the search box provided (alternatively select the Shared > Ardens National Documents folder for RP sites or Ardens Docs folder for Template Manager sites, within the folder navigation pane).


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Double click on the relevant document to launch.

 

The following example shows the DNACPR form ADULT, which once open, will prompt the user to complete the relevant information. Complete using the tick boxes or the relevant free text fields.

 

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Once you have completed, click on the File option to the left of the screen to print and save back to the patient record.

 

Once the document has been saved to the patient record, if you wish to email the document, select the Documents tab of the patient record. 

 

Double click on the relevant document to open.

 

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If you are using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Send > via Email option to attach the document to an outlook email.

 

If you are not using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Export button to save the document to a secure location. This can then be picked up as an attachment for your email.

 

Further useful support articles to support care planning, can be found below::

Universal Care Plan

Future Care Planning

Learning Disabilities Health Action Plan 

 

If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: support-emis@ardens.org.uk