Adult Day Services
Also known as adult day care or respite care, adult day services are community-based group programs designed to meet the needs of functionally and/or cognitively impaired adults. These facilities offer programs that provide a mixture of health, social and support service for older adults for periods less than 24 hours.
More Common Terms
- Physical Therapy Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.
- Transferring The ability to move in or out of a chair, bed or wheelchair. This is one of the activities of daily living.
- Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.