Nursing Homes

State-licensed facilities that provide a safe, therapeutic environment for individuals who require rehabilitative care or can no longer live independently or in assisted living due to medical requirements. Also known as skilled nursing facilities (SNF).

More Common Terms

  • Medication Management Identification and counseling regarding the medication regime that individuals are using including prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins and home remedies.
  • Caregiving Refers to services provided to individuals who are unable to fully care for themselves due to a disability or functional limitation. These services can be provided informally by a family member or friend or more formally by a paid professional such a...
  • Adaptive/Assistive Equipment An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.

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