Definitions for "Subacute care"
May follow a period of acute rehabilitation; not necessarily hospital based; typical length of rehabilitation stay 6-24 months (short to intermediate term); stay based on demonstrated improvement; identifiable team and program with specialized unit.
care provided to a patient whose condition is of moderate duration or severity.
Care given to patients who require less than a 30-day length of stay in a hospital and who have a more stable condition than those receiving acute care.