intermediate care

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Related to intermediate care: intermediate care facility, Intermediate Care Unit

in·ter·me·di·ate care

1. A level of medical care in a hospital that is intermediate between intensive and basic care.
2. A level of care for chronically ill, disabled, or elderly individuals, as in an intermediate care facility.
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Tenders are invited for provision of intermediate care beds
NASDAQ: ENSG) has acquired the real estate and operations of three skilled nursing and one intermediate care facilities across Idaho and Utah, the company said.
The study was conducted on a 32bed intermediate care unit of a 394bed community-based, nonprofit hospital in the southeastern United States.
The new funding builds on the PS50m which was invested in the Intermediate Care Fund in 2014-15.
A CALL is being made to the health minister for Nuneaton to have a new intermediate care unit.
The Intermediate Care Fund will invest in services that support older people, particularly the frail elderly, to maintain their independence and remain in their own home.
It follows a report from the Care Quality Commission into Liverpool Community Health Trust's intermediate care unit, based at Fazakerley hospital, which said staff had told them about "intimidating", "unresponsive" and "bullying" managers.
The PS903,700 will be used to carry out upgrades at City Hospital, Winson Green, Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, Rowley Regis Hospital and Leasowes Intermediate Care Unit.
The cuts are due to the fact EUR13million is being taken out of the allocation to make funding available for a pilot initiative on intermediate care for elderly patients discharged from hospitals.
The proposal also includes the possible closure of the emergency department (ED) at Hawera Hospital and the option of transferring palliative and intermediate care beds to an aged-care facility in Hawera.
Thanks in part to the fairly recent overhaul of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 232 program, which insures mortgage loans to facilitate the construction and substantial rehabilitation of nursing homes, intermediate care facilities and assisted-living facilities, development of an assisted living and Alzheimer's care facility in Missouri City, Texas is underway.
Among those who didn't have the chance to be put their feet up were employees at Middlesbrough Intermediate Care Centre, pictured, where there were at least 10 residential rehabilitation inpatients to care for and a team provided rapid response and support.

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