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
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
- Acute care Any treatment to diagnose, prevent, or cure an illness or to provide primary care. Treatments can be provided in an outpatient or inpatient setting.
- Palliative Care Pain management services to provide comfort to those with life-threatening illness.