long-term care facility


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nurs·ing fa·cil·i·ty

(nŭrs'ing fă-sil'i-tē)
Health care facility for patients who require long-term nursing or rehabilitation services; formerly known as a nursing home.
Synonym(s): assisted living facility, long-term care facility.

long-term care facility

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LTCF

An institution such as a nursing home that is capable of providing continuous care for older or chronically ill persons.
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A long-term care facility should conduct a search under such a policy only when necessary, with the written authorization of senior management, and with as much sensitivity to employees' privacy concerns as is reasonable under the circumstances.
The resident is the most important person in the long-term care facility and must be protected from AROs.
Many older adults relocate to a long-term care facility after a serious medical injury or the loss of an important figure in their support network (usually, a spouse).
What's more, in addition to acquiring nosocomial infections, some residents enter the long-term care facility with already chronic infections.
I've also seen dining room tables that are too small or not designed for use in a long-term care facility.
As residents move freely throughout the long-term care facility, strategically placed transmitters continually update their call buttons with specific information about their location.
The motivation for Fennelly's development of the first electronic resident monitoring system was to accommodate the wanderers in his own long-term care facility, even before the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 mandated against using chemical or physical restraints.

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