Medical Alert & Call Systems
Also known as Emergency Response Systems. An electronic system or device that connects an individual to assistance in an emergency.
More Common Terms
- Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Basic self-care functions including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, eating, and transferring in and out of beds and chairs.
- Post-acute Care Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.
- Ombudsman A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.