personal care and other related services provided on an extended basis to people who need help with activities of daily living or who need supervision due to a severe cognitive impairment. It can be provided at home, in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or an adult day care center.
the extended care (usually outside the home) of an individual who is dependent on others for his/her needs. This usually implies nursing home care, but may include home health or other interventions administered over a prolonged period of time.
A set of health care, personal care and social services required by persons who have lost, or never acquired, some degree of functional capacity (e.g., the chronically ill, aged, disabled, or retarded) in an institution or at home, on a long-term basis. The term is often used more narrowly to refer only to long-term institutional care such as that provided in nursing homes, homes for the retarded and mental hospitals. Ambulatory services such home health care, which can also be provided on a long-term basis, are seen as alternatives to long-term institutional care.
Assistance, expected to be provided over a long period of time, to people with chronic health conditions and/or physical disabilities who are unable to care for themselves without the help of another person or assistive technology.
Care which is provided for insured's with chronic diseases or disabilities. The term includes a wide range of health and social services provided under the supervision of medical professionals.
Room and board services ordinarily provided in a licensed nursing care institution, licensed supervisory care facility or certified adult foster care facility.
Provision of services to persons of any age who are afflicted with chronic health impairments. May be provided at home or in a facility.
The medical and social care given to one who has severe chronic impairment over a long period of time.
A general term that describes a wide range of medical, nursing, custodial, social, and community services provided over an extended period of time. These services are designed to help people with chronic health impairments or forms of dementia live as independently as possible.
A wide range of health and personal care â€“ from simple assisted living arrangements to intensive nursing home care â€“ for elderly or disabled person(s).
Designed to provide coverage for not less than twelve consecutive months for necessary medical services provided in a setting other than an acute unit of a hospital.
The delivery of medical and personal care, other than hospital care, to persons with chronic medical conditions resulting from either illness or frailty.
care required by the chronically ill and disabled. Care ranges from household tasks to skilled nursing services. LTC is delivered in a variety of care settings, including home, adult home, and nursing facilities.
Long term care covers a broad spectrum of housing choices and has been traditionally associated with residential care, assisted living, intermediate or skilled nursing homes and life care communities servicing the elderly. However, in recent years long term care has been expanded to include twenty four hours emergency call service, home health, home maker services, hospice programs, respite care, home delivered meals, transportation, adult day care, home health aids or visitors, swing beds, family patient education, referral programs, and equipment rental among other services that support independent living units, all geared to provide older adults with the services and facilities necessary to live in a non-institutionalized setting or even remaining in their own homes.
Services provided for an extended period of time to patients of all ages with severe chronic diseases or disabilities involving substantial functional impairment. Long Term Care can range from skilled medical care to personal assistance with activities of daily living.
Provides personal care and some medical care to someone who is unable to carry out the activities of daily living. Long term care is provided either in a person's home or in a long term care health facility.
Services delivered over a sustained period to persons who have lost some degree of physical or cognitive capacity. LTC is provided to people who suffer from any chronic or disabling condition.
Care given to patients with chronic illness and who usually require a length of stay of longer than 30 days. Long-Term Care Insurance- Long-term care insurance policies are not designed to replace Medicare or Medigap/Medisup insurance. The purpose of long-term care insurance is to pay for long-term care services (such as nursing home and home care) that Medicare and Medigap policies do not cover. However, policies vary in terms of what they will cover, and may be expensive. In addition, you may be denied coverage based on your health status or age. Managed Care- A system of health care delivery that influences utilization and cost of services and often includes a capitated payment structure and a limited choice of health care providers. The goal is a system that delivers value by giving people access to quality, cost effective healthcare.
This is extended care which may be provided in a nursing home, adult day care, an assisted living facility or a person's home. This kind of care isn't covered my Medicare, but is instead covered by long term care insurance. Long term care assists people with the activities of daily or who need supervision because of severe cognitive impairment. Long term care can become very expensive and this is why many people purchase long term care insurance.
The care/services for chronic ongoing conditions that focuses on maintaining or improving functional abilities.
A health policy designed to provide benefits for necessary care for at least one year after an elimination period.
Care given in the form of medical and support services to persons who have lost some or all of their capacity to function due to an illness or disability. These services are generally provided away from the primary health care facility and are of a long time frame.
insurance to cover the cost of caring for an individual who cannot perform a number of activities of daily living, such as dressing or washing.
Administered by CNA. An optional insurance policy that provides a daily monetary benefit amount for necessary services when individuals become incapable of caring for themselves.
The broad spectrum of medical and support services provided to persons who have lost some or all capacity to function on their own due to a chronic illness or condition, and who are expected to need such services over a prolonged period of time. Long term care can consist of care in the home by family members who are assisted with voluntary or employed help, adult day health care, or care in assisted living or skilled nursing facilities.