Care that attempts to maintain a person at an existing level and that does not involve any skilled rehabilitation or nursing services. See also Personal Care.
Care that is primarily for meeting personal needs such as help in bathing, dressing, eating or taking medicine. It can be provided by someone without professional medical skills or training but must be according to doctor's orders.
general assistance in performing the activities of daily living, as well as board, room and other services, generally provided on a long-term basis and that does not include any skilled nursing components. eductible — that portion of a member’s health care expenses that must be paid out of pocket before any insurance coverage applies. NT (otolaryngologist) — a physician who specializes in diseases of the ear, nose and throat.