step-down care

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step-down care

A composite term used primarily in the UK, other English-speaking countries and the US, for supportive and rehabilitative healthcare given to a patient recuperating from an illness or intervention, who is regaining autonomy.
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com was launched to offer a broad selection of home health care products, spanning categories including aids to daily living; back and neck therapy; beds and accessories; casting supplies; convalescent care; diabetes care; edema products; electrotherapy; emergency and first aid products; and wheelchairs and accessories.
We provide a wide range of care for respite and convalescent care. Residents can have their own furniture if they wish, and we are close to local shops.
Registered with the Care Quality Commission for 34 residents, Kenilworth Manor provides various important facilities for the elderly including convalescent care and access to physiotherapists.
https://www.benzermedicalequipment.com, the website, provides a big choice of DME including: aids to daily living, back and neck therapy, beds and accessories, casting supplies, convalescent care, diabetes care, edema products, electrotherapy, emergency and first aid products, wheelchair accessories and much more.
Payments may be used to finance the insured's convalescent care or to support the non-incapacitated spouse.
However, virtually every type of health care, including psychiatry, alternative treatments, convalescent care and even burial services are available.
Gwyn Jones, of Denbigh, provides the sort of essential convalescent care which is vital if hospital patients are to be able to recuperate after their treatment.
On its website, an owner's description states: ''Acocks Green is a modern and specially designed Care Centre in the Acocks Green suburb of Birmingham providing nursing, respite and convalescent care for elderly people for elderly people with physi-cal frailty.'' The care home declined to comment yesterday.
Most were in central hospitals and the reviewers did not consider them to be suitable for convalescent care.
Today, the health providers related to medical tourism offer practically virtually every type of health care, including psychiatry, alternative treatments, convalescent care and on occasion even burial services.
He and mother would look out for the lonely and the sick, so that there were frequently guests at our dining table, and the spare bedroom would often house a church member needing convalescent care after an operation.
Parkside, which opened in 1954, is the first facility established by Carl Campbell of Triple C Healthcare Services LLC, which offers retirement, assisted and convalescent care in Central Washington.