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Long-Term Care

  • Thomas Kalchthaler


Long-term care is a loosely organized system of services designed to assist those in need to reach and maintain their highest level of health and psychosocial functioning. It encompasses such diverse services as homemaker services, home health aides, hot meal programs, meals-on-wheels, transportation, community mental health programs, social services, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and domiciliary care, e.g., adult homes, foster care, and nursing home care.


Nursing Home Nursing Home Resident Nursing Home Care Personal Health Care Home Care Program 
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