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af·ter·care

 (ăf′tər-kâr′)
n.
1. Follow-up care provided after a medical procedure or treatment program.
2. Care provided to children after school, especially in an organized setting.

af′ter·care′ adj.

aftercare

(ˈɑːftəˌkɛə)
n
1. (Social Welfare) support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison
2. (Medicine) med the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation
3. (Commerce) any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or product: contact lens aftercare.

af•ter•care

(ˈæf tərˌkɛər, ˈɑf-)

n.
the care and treatment of a convalescent patient.
[1755–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aftercare - care and treatment of a convalescent patientaftercare - care and treatment of a convalescent patient
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
Translations

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəkɛəʳ] N (Med) → asistencia f postoperatoria; [of prisoners] → asistencia f (para ex-prisioneros)

aftercare

[ˈɑːftərkɛər] n (MEDICINE)postcure fafter-effects [ˈɑːftərɪˌfɛkts] aftereffects (US) npl [disaster] → répercussions fpl; [illness] → séquelles fpl; [drugs] → effets mpl secondaires; [radiation] → séquelles fpl
to suffer from the after-effects of sth → souffrir des séquelles de qch

aftercare

[ˈɑːftəˌkɛəʳ] n (Brit) (of patients) → assistenza medica post-degenza; (of prisoners) → servizio di assistenza per ex-detenuti

af·ter·care

, after-care
n. convalescencia, restablecimiento;
tratamiento postoperatorio.

aftercare

n cuidado posterior; cuidado que sigue una cirugía, un procedimiento, una hospitalización, etc.
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Palm Partners, a Florida-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, provides aftercare programs focused on long-term recovery for drug and alcohol addicts and their families.
The purpose to implement measures are described in an aftercare plan (a landfill).
The affected six clinics are reported to be Chester, Croydon, Hull, Ipswich, Nottingham and Southend, with further speculation that aftercare services will wrap up within the coming months.
AT beginning of January I underwent surgery at Llandough Hospital and although the operation went well it required constant daily aftercare until recently.
Aslam told the hearing he "felt very sorry" for his patient, but denied performing "inappropriate surgery" and providing poor aftercare.
Today, with the pithead long since demolished, the land is technically in a "restoration and aftercare phase following closure".
HONDA has kicked off 2014 with the launch of a new comprehensive aftercare package.
Framework analysis aftercare desk and land bank in the city of Amsterdam.
The provision of the Aftercare Service for ex-members of the UDR and home service battalions of the RIR which succeeded it fulfils a Government pledge.
Indeed, an all too common tendency has been for aftercare and transitional services to be an afterthought, leaving such services a neglected component within traditional juvenile justice systems.
It's hard to imagine that there was a time when it was considered acceptable to release at-risk youth from the treatment facility without transition and aftercare services in place for them," Kathy Shankel, associate superintendent at the McLaughlin Youth Center, said.