levels of care

levels of care

a classification of health care service levels by the kind of care given, the number of people served, and the people providing the care. Kinds of health care service levels are primary health care, secondary health care, and tertiary health care.
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To take into account the changes in the mix of the products or the levels of care provided, resident days are weighted across level of care to derive a cost-weighted output index.
Covall says health systems and treatment centers are providing varied levels of care to keep up with the changing market landscape.
The situation is rather more complicated in metropolitan areas where large hospitals could be expected to provide all levels of care in parallel, but where managers might expect clinicians to allocate patients to high-sophistication/high-cost care, or a lower, cheaper level of care, according to some system of definition.
The two other levels of care - "moderate" and "substantial" - have already been cut back as part of council efforts to save up to pounds 140m this year and next.
If levels of care are met when dealing with patients suffering heart attacks, pneumonia or heart-failure, then the health trust will receive an extra 1 to 2% of what they'd normally receive.
Dental hygienists perform a wide variety of procedures and there are various levels of care being rendered within the dental hygiene profession, ranging from assembly line prophylaxes to highly technical, nonsurgical periodontal and cosmetic procedures.
Nursing homes should also consider the relationship between different levels of care on campus.
Schemes also offer varying levels of care, so you should be able to find something to suit your needs.
3) The community's top management must strike a delicate balance between delivering increasing levels of care into IL, while facing complex and costly operations and marketing issues.
But one leading Birmingham medical negligence solicitor claimed the spiralling costs were indicative of falling levels of care.
Eighty-six of the studio apartments will be available for people requiring low levels of care, but there will be 40 special-care units specifically designed for people with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
These skills will be applied in multiple settings and with multiple levels of care providers.