A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.
More Common Terms
- Ombudsman A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
- Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
- Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRCs) A residential community that offers a continuum of care from private apartments to skilled nursing care at the same location. It is designed to meet changing needs while allowing residents to avoid relocating.