intermediate care


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

in·ter·me·di·ate care

 (ĭn′tər-mē′dē-ĭt)
n.
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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"Our main focus is, but not limited to, the four main avenues of intermediate care, crisis response, bed-based intermediate care services, homebased intermediate care services and re-ablement.
Parkway Health Center is licensed by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care as a Nursing Facility able to provide all levels of care: personal care, intermediate care and skilled care.
Plains intermediate care facility Monklands House is to shut its doors by the end of this month.
The Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU), Step-Down Unit or High-Dependency Unit, is a hospital unit which is logistically situated between the hospital ward and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) [1].
The organisation, which runs City, Sandwell and Rowley Regis Hospitals, as well as Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre, is looking to recruit qualified nurses.
(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.
Target: Three skilled nursing and one intermediate care facilities across Idaho and Utah
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.
FURTHER to your article regarding the closure of Bramcote Hospital with the loss of valuable recuperation beds (Telegraph, Jan 22), Coventry councillors, including Ann Lucas and Alison Gingell, should take a leaf out of MP Marcus Jones' book and speak to the Secretary of State for Health and ask for an Intermediate Care Unit to be built to replace Aylesford Lodge.
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.

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