An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.
More Common Terms
- Hospice A program providing support services such as pain and symptom management, social services, and emotional support for the terminally ill and their families. Care can be provided at home, assisted living or nursing homes.
- Speech Therapy Individual or group therapy sessions that help an individual overcome communication conditions such as aphasia, swallowing difficulties, and voice disorders.
- Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Basic self-care functions including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, eating, and transferring in and out of beds and chairs.