Adaptive/Assistive Equipment

An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.

More Common Terms

  • Discharge Planner A social worker or nurse who assists a patient with health care arrangements following a hospital stay.
  • Physical Therapy Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.
  • Senior Apartments Residential facilities, apartments and/or planned communities exclusively for older adults that are available at market rates and designed to enable older adults to have a form of independent living in a secure environment while sharing common intere...

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