Personal care services that do not include a skilled nursing care component. Commonly associated with assistance of activities of daily living (ADL).
More Common Terms
- Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) An assistant who is certified to provide general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse or therapist. They help with every aspect of nursing care as well as provide daily personal care to patients such as bathing, eating, and exercisi...
- Diabetes A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar.
- Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.