A program providing support services such as pain and symptom management, social services, and emotional support for the terminally ill and their families. Care can be provided at home, assisted living or nursing homes.
More Common Terms
- Dialysis Equipment used to clean individual's blood when one or both kidneys are defective or absent, and to remove excess accumulation of drugs or chemicals in the blood.
- Spend Down A requirement that an individual use up most of his or her own income to meet Medicaid eligibility requirements.
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.