community care patient

(redirected from community care client)

community care patient

A patient in the UK who requires or receives community health or social care services.

Community care patient/client:
• Has an identifiable physical condition or mental illness or disability.
• Is an expectant or nursing mother receiving community care services
• Has contact with community care professionals as part of a population screening, preventative medicine or health promotion programme.
• Has a condition (e.g., frailty) requiring community healthcare.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
We know that a number of Morwell residents who are either existing Home and Community Care clients, assessed as having high needs because of their age, a disability, a current health condition or who recently received relocation assistance, will need to have their properties cleaned professionally.

Full browser ?