intermediate care facility


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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.

intermediate care facility

n.
A health care facility for individuals who are disabled, elderly, or nonacutely ill, usually providing less intensive care than that offered at a hospital or skilled nursing facility.

intermediate care facility

Managed care A state-licensed facility that provides nursing care to those who don't require the degree of care which a hospital or skilled nursing facility provides. Cf Hospice, Nursing home, Shelter, Tertiary care center.

in·ter·me·di·ate care fa·cil·i·ty

(ICF) (in'tĕr-mē'dē-ăt kār fă-sil'i-tē)
A residential option for patients who cannot live alone and also need more supervision than in-home services offer but who do not need the level of care found in skilled nursing facilities.
See: nursing facility
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This does not include skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility services furnished by a hospital with swing-bed approval or services in an institution for tuberculosis or mental disease.
will not be billable) o -Screening o -Documentation o -Treatment Team meetings Physical therapy services will be in compliance with Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) regulations and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standards.
Twelve years ago it was a 19-bed intermediate care facility that had been serving its upstate New York community for over half a century.
The SDC currently is licensed and certified as a General Acute Care hospital with Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) services.
Tenders are invited for Conversion of eight (8) bedroom waiver residential group home to an intermediate care facility.
Request for Quote: Intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (icf/iid) training
The Health Secretary today thanked health and social care staff in Glasgow on a visit to Oakbridge Care Home an intermediate care facility in the west of the city.

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