domiciliary care

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domiciliary care

Assistance provided to a person in his/her home, including home care, purchase of assistive devices and equipment, and meals-on-wheels. Domiciliary care is intended to keep a person in his/her home as long as possible, whilst maintaining his/her autonomy.
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While findings cannot be generalised to the wider population, this report establishes the benefits of developing domiciliary services to improve the quality of life for patients who are dealing with problematic symptoms and advanced disease.
He said a "joined up, value-for-money approach" would help divert scarce resources into frontline residential or domiciliary services.
But, following an assessment carried out by the charity's temporary manager, a senior Newcastle city council social services manager, the board has resolved to cease providing day and domiciliary services from the end of the month.
Private nursing-home care and costs to the social services were calculated for each patient on an individual basis: the latter included domiciliary services (home helps and meals on wheels), day-centre attendance and long-term care in local authority residential homes.
Given that the optimum environment for eye examination is a well-equipped consulting room, (5) domiciliary services are intended only for patients unable to access community practices.
The development will provide 24 assisted extra care flats, 14 for individuals with dementia, five respite care flats, a specialist day centre, community meals on wheels and office accommodation for domiciliary services.
Contract notice: End of Life Care Domiciliary Services and Care Co-ordination Service NHS Nene CCG & NHS Corby CCG.
The ophthalmic group was established in 2006, providing ophthalmic services to the general public and additional domiciliary services for the elderly and housebound in Leicestershire.
His complete system comprised four main elements - domiciliary services relating to a primary health centre serving a small town or suburb, which itself related to a secondary health centre in the county or large town which in turn related to a regional centre or teaching hospital.
Contract notice: providers who have the capability and interest in providing Domiciliary Services including.
A small handful of PCTs have begun to require contractors providing domiciliary services to possess a portable electronic threshold-controlled field screener.