A disease or condition that lasts over a long period of time and typically cannot be cured, often associated with a disability.
More Common Terms
- Advance Directive A legal document, also referred to as a medical directive, that documents an individual's preferences regarding the manner in which they would like to receive health care, in the event they can no longer communicate such wishes directly. Living Wills...
- Transfer Devices Lifts, seat lift chairs, transfer boards and other devices which help individuals who have physical disabilities move into and out of their vehicles, wheelchairs and other mobility systems.
- Ambulatory The ability to walk freely and independently.