Adult Day Health Care
A type of adult day service that offers comprehensive health services in addition to social and support services. Typical facilities will provide on-site nurses, therapists, social workers and other health professionals.
More Common Terms
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) A professional trained and certified to provide health services including technical nursing services, administration of medication, and changing of dressings.
- Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
- Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.