continuum of care


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continuum of care

The range of services required by chronically ill, impaired, or elderly people. Services include, among others, preventive measures, acute medical treatments, rehabilitative and supportive care, and social services.
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The Coalition was removed entirely by New York City from its list of groups eligible for Continuum of Care funding from HUD.
In short, Nova Scotia has a long way to go in setting a standard to follow in the area of the continuum of care.
Over the last year there has been a 16 percent increase in transitional housing for homeless families and a 5 percent increase in Single Room Occupancy housing, thanks in large part to HUD assistance under the Continuum of Care program for homeless people.
Rules for requesting grants from the fund required that local government and non-profit groups fill gaps in their continuum of care for the homeless, or work to create a seamless system for the first time.
In support of this expanded role, we have provided both extensive statewide training and targeted technical assistance addressing Continuum of Care process, structure, and development," Logue said.
Hospices are the experts in treating serious and life-limiting illnesses and, therefore, must be at the forefront of the development of a seamless continuum of care," said Schumacher.
Kearsley was the first to offer a continuum of care for lower-income adults, and many residents pay what they can afford.
Welch, a licensed nurse and administrator, helped their endeavor grow from a "Mom and Pop" rest home, serving a handful of residents, to the first licensed nursing home in New England to an organization employing more than 1,500 caregivers and staff today and offering the full continuum of care.
Marketing a CCRC is, however, a more complex process than simply promising to provide a continuum of care.
Coordinating hospital and home care in order to manage the total episode of illness through a seamless continuum of care is a sensible strategy for improving both quality and financial performance.
The Premier healthcare alliance today announced that its Continuum of Care (CofC) division added 9,500 of its more than 61,000 non-acute care members during its fiscal year 2009.
The company's new Morrisey Concurrent Care Manager(TM) (MCCM(TM)) Continuum of Care software enables organizations to extend their case management programs into their communities.