Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) are two separate and related concepts that are often lumped together when developing recovery plans. Let's start with some quick definitions.
You can also do that if you are rushing to get a plan created. This will make your job a lot lighter because with a template, you would just be filling out a form. No need to think that hard and you can also make sure that its content is complete. Since the person who made the plan previously have revised it several times, it is sure to be accurate.