A professional who investigates and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.
More Common Terms
- Acute care Any treatment to diagnose, prevent, or cure an illness or to provide primary care. Treatments can be provided in an outpatient or inpatient setting.
- Ambulatory The ability to walk freely and independently.
- AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for those aged 50 and older. AARP provides information, benefits, advocacy and services for its members.