A term that implies a progression of services that a child moves through, usually one service at a time. More recently, it has come to mean comprehensive services. Also see system of care and wraparound services.
Provision of housing opportunities from emergency shelter, to transitional housing with services, to permanent housing.
A range of services developed and organized to address the variety of needs individuals have as they age. This concept recognizes and considers the availability and extent of short-term and long-term care systems and services in the community and in institutional settings. Included in the continuum of care are residential alternatives, in-home care, community programs, and institutional services.
Establishment of an experience of continuity for users of care services across the different locations where care is provided. This would mean that services ranging from social grants to medical treatment to psychosocial support are knitted into an integrated framework for improvement of access to care.
encompasses the different care services and their locations of services considered necessary over the full course of an illness.
A range of treatment options (intensive - less intensive; inpatient - outpatient)
A range of clinical services provided to a patient that may reflect the treatment rendered during a single hospitalization or may include care for multiple conditions spanning the patient's lifetime.
Full spectrum of care available at Continuing Care Retirement Communities which may include Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Care, Home Health, Home Care, and Home and Community based services.
Services available from initial presentation of problems through aftercare to determine that the appropriate level of care is provided for the individual.
Full range of services that include independent housing, home care, assisted living, and nursing care. Specialized services such as rehabilitation and Alzheimer's services may also be included.
A course of therapy during which a patient's needs for comfort care and symptom relief can be managed comprehensively and seamlessly. Hospice provides a continuum of care to terminally ill patients, and aid-in-dying naturally assumes a place as the option of last resort, at the end of that continuum.
A program to help more than 330,000 homeless Americans get housing, job training, child care, and other services. The Continuum of Care, which is the centerpiece of the federal policy on homelessness, stresses permanent solutions to homelessness through comprehensive and collaborative community planning. Includes funding for Supportive Housing (SHP), Shelter Plus Care (SHP) and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation for Single Room Occupancy (Mod Rehab SRO).
The entire spectrum of specialized health, rehabilitative, and residential services available to the frail and chronically ill. The services focus on the social, residential, rehabilitative and supportive needs of individuals, as well as needs that are essentially medical in nature. DDP - Developmental Disabilities Profile- The DDP is a four page instrument designed to record important characteristics of individuals with developmental disabilities. It was developed by New York's Office of Mental Retardation over a two year period finalized in 1990. The information collected via the DDP includes a broad range of adaptive functioning skills as well as behavioral challenges and health factors.
The progression from a total independent living unit such as an individual cottage or home to an apartment to an assisted living unit to the long term health care facility. The primary objective of a continuum of care community should be the return of individuals to their living unit from the health care unit as soon as they are capable of taking care of themselves.
describes the entire service array including institutional and community mental health services, social supports groups, and volunteer services that can be customized to meet a consumerâ€(tm)s needs.
A term that implies a progression of services that a child would move through, probably one at a time. The more up-to-date idea is one of comprehensive services. See systems of care and wraparound services.
The availability of a broad range of treatment services so that care can be flexible and customized to meet a consumerâ€(tm)s needs.
Clinical services provided during a single inpatient hospitalization, or for multiple conditions over a lifetime. It provides a basis for evaluating quality, cost, and utilization over the long term.
how a school ensures care runs throughout all of the day
A local or regional group of homeless services and housing providers required under HUD, designed for McKinney Act funding, to ensure local/ regional priority needs are being annually addressed.
A range of health-related services provided to an individual or group, which may reflect treatment rendered during a single hospitalization or care for multiple conditions over a lifetime. The continuum of care provides a basis for analyzing quality, cost and utilization over the long term.
Interrelated and connected range of services ranging from home and community-based programs to institutionalization as needed by seniors at various stages of disability.
A structure of interlinked treatment modalities and services that is designed so that individuals' changing needs will be met as they move through the treatment and recovery process.
An integrated, client-oriented, cost-efficient system comprised of integrated services patients can enter at any point to receive a spectrum of health care over a lifetime.
A program to help more than 330,000 homeless Americans get housing, job training, child care, and other services. The Continuum of Care, which is the centerpiece of the federal policy on homelessness, stresses permanent solutions to homelessness through comprehensive and collaborative community planning. In 1997, the Continuum of Care was one of 25 finalists, out of 1400 competitors, for the prestigious Innovations in American Government Award that is awarded by the Ford Foundation and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. HUDWEB 1/4/99
Care services available to assist individuals throughout the course of the disease.