Definitions for "Intermediate Care"
Intermediate care is nursing home care for residents needing assistance with activities of daily living, but without significant nursing requirements.
Extra support for patients at home, or in community beds, to prevent emergency admissions, allow earlier discharge from acute hospital beds, and improve rehabilitation.
A level of care associated with a skilled nursing facility which provides nursing care under the supervision of physicians or a registered nurses. The care provided is a step down from the degree of care described as skilled nursing care.