An assistant who is certified to provide general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse or therapist. They help with every aspect of nursing care as well as provide daily personal care to patients such as bathing, eating, and exercising in a variety of settings. Also referred to as a nurse assistant.
State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently or in assisted living due to medical requirements. Also known as skilled nursing facilities (SNF).