Adaptive/Assistive Equipment

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

More Common Terms

  • Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
  • Discharge Planner A social worker or nurse who assists a patient with health care arrangements following a hospital stay.
  • Age Restricted Communities A housing area or development, often gated, that restricts ownership and residency to individuals who are over a set age. These communities are set up to accommodate older adults.

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