extended-care facility

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ex·tend·ed-care fa·cil·i·ty

(eks-ten'dĕd-kār fă-sil'i-tē)
Health care supplier of skilled care after hospitalization or severe illness or injury.
Synonym(s): nursing home, residential care.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Their role in serving the extended-care facility is particularly vital, since they come into direct contact with patients and staff.
Our lab's microbiology department notifies the extended-care facility whenever methicillin-resistant staphylococci are identified.
The importance of residential character in the extended-care facility is recognized by architects, designers and LTC providers alike.

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