Post-acute Care

Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.

More Common Terms

  • Estate Planning Refers to the process of planning for what will happen to an individual's assets in the event of his/her death. This generally requires an attorney's involvement.
  • 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...
  • Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.

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