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.
Occasional nursing care that must be performed by or under the direct supervision of skilled medical personnel. This type of care is not as intensive as skilled nursing care, but is more intensive than custodial care.
A degree of nursing care evaluation that is less than that provided for skilled nursing care, but greater than that provided for custodial care. This level of care provides a planned, continuous program of nursing care that is preventive or rehabilitative in nature.
Services working together to help people recover from illness and stop them going into hospital if it is not necessary or staying in hospital longer than they need to.
Less intensive care than skilled nursing care. Its definition may vary from policy to policy. It usually includes assistance with activities of daily living with the availability of any on-duty registered nurse.
Assistance with activities of daily living plus rehabilitation services usually provided by licensed therapists and registered nurses as well as licensed practical nurses.
In the context of long-term care and Medicare, refers to a level of nursing services performed intermittently, rather than around the clock, by professional medical personnel, usually a registered or licensed practical nurse or other medical practitioners such as licensed therapists.
care provided to a person in their own home which allows for earlier discharge from hospital or prevents admission to hospital in the first place.
This refers to the type of care patients can be given after coming out of an acute hospital. It is often given to patients who are unable to return home immediately and require some form of rehabilitation.
Prescribed care that can be provided on an intermediate rather than a continuous basis, such as the need for diagnostic or rehabilitative services.
Occasional nursing and rehabilitative care provided by a medical professional based on a doctor's orders. Care may be provided only by, or under the supervision of skilled medical personnel. Frequently, a licensed practical nurse or nurse's aide gives this type of care to an individual who has limited functional ability but does not require around-the-clock care. Often, the person needs help with key functions like managing medication. Care is provided on an intermittent rather than a continuous basis — for example physical therapy. Intermediate Care is excluded under Medicare.
Occasional nursing and rehabilitative care that can only be performed by, or under the supervision of, skilled medical personnel. This care must be ordered by a doctor.
Occasional nursing and rehabilitative care, under a doctor's order and performed under the supervision of skilled medical personnel.
Provides community based alternative to traditional hospital care for patients - bridge between hospital and home
Also referred to as long-term care. Intermediate nursing care is for those patients who have chronic medical, physical or emotional problems that cannot be managed at home. Intermediate care patients often require substantial assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing or grooming.
Occasional nursing and rehabilitative care, ordered by a doctor, that can only be performed by, or under the supervision of, skilled medical personnel.