Ambulatory Aids

Devices that help individuals move safely and independently. These include walkers, crutches, canes, scooters and wheelchairs.

More Common Terms

  • Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
  • Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
  • 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.

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