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facility

 [fah-sil´ĭ-te]
an agency or other site where an activity or process is carried out.
independent living f's congregate housing.
intermediate care facility (ICF) a health related facility designed to provide custodial care for individuals unable to care for themselves because of mental or physical infirmity; not considered by the government to be a medical facility, it can receive no reimbursement under Medicare, generally receiving the bulk of its financing under Medicaid. Federal regulations require that an ICF have a registered nurse as director of nursing and a licensed nurse on duty at least 8 hours a day; other staffing requirements vary from state to state.
skilled nursing facility (SNF) a type of nursing home recognized by the Medicare and Medicaid systems as meeting long term health care needs for individuals who have the potential to function independently after a limited period of care. A multidisciplinary team guides health care and rehabilitative services, including skilled nursing care.

facility

Vox populi A place where an activity occurs. See Approved health care facility, Correctional facility, Health care facility, Intermediate care facility, Plan skilled nursing facility, Residential facility, Screening facility, Skilled nursing facility, Treatment facility, Waste encapsulation storage facility.
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Facilities that serve residents with different values will develop and sustain facility practices that embrace the respective values of their residents, while maximizing opportunities for individual resident preferences.
In recent years there has been an evolution in indoor sports facilities. Traditional indoor facilities have primarily focused on sports like swimming, gymnastics, basketball and tennis, to name a few.
3) Facility Cores are shared facilities that serve to enhance or make more cost effective the services, techniques, or instrumentation used by the investigators within the EHS Core Center.
GMI's Georgetown facility sits in a large industrial manufacturing park, adjacent to a number of other large Toyota facilities, including steel slitting operations and a Toyota Automotive plant.
In addition to providing adequate lighting and appropriate contrast to improve intake, Roberts said that facilities "serve colorful foods that look good, and place them within the person's visual field to maximize his or her ability to identify foods, and place fewer objects within their visual field to improve their ability to discern individual objects."
This is primarily an advantage to the government, resulting in better customer service (a single point of contact for HVAC maintenance and repair) and also a fiat-rate maintenance cost for those facilities for the life of the contract.
* Add the same elements to each school Careful attention to detail can demonstrate a commitment to facilities equity across the district.
Repeat this facilities mantra: fix now or pay later.
Hence, the United States (U.S.) Department of Justice began installing telemedicine networks in Federal correctional facilities. The goals of these projects were to determine the extent to which remote encounters with specialists via telemedicine would overcome local problems in accessing needed specialists and improve security by averting travel outside the prison walls.
"Also, we've invested significantly in renovating one of our accommodation facilities on site, and we've created a break-out room down there.
The agreement with GE Plastics includes substantially all of the assets and leased facilities of the Cadillac Plastic shapes distribution operations in North America, Asia, the U.K.

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