identification of a medical condition as determined by a physician.
Pertains to treating, fixing, or correcting a medical or surgical problem.
May range every 9 to 15 months
Inspectors from the state who visit nursing homes to conduct inspections
Federal health insurance program for people 65 & older and people with permanent kidney failure
Personal attendants who assist people with basic ADLs and housekeeping
Paraprofessionals (unlicensed) who provide frontline care and assistance to individuals
Provide care in the home for people needing health services, but not hospitalization
NC Division of Health Service Regulation
Care given in facilities or homes for people with < 6 months to live.
Facilities where 24-hour nursing care is given to residents unable to care for themselves
Smaller facilities, more like a family setting, < 7 people that are not related
Care for people who have been disabled by sickness or injury to recover many of their original abilities & relearn ADL’s.
Care for persons with mental illness and disorders
Pertaining to treatment that includes drugs, diet, exercise and other “non-surgical” means
Pertains to the treatment of injury, deformity, and disease by manual and instrumental
Sudden occurrence of a serious and urgent nature that demands immediate attention
acute illness has a sudden onset from which the resident is expected to recover
has slow or gradual on set, for which there is no known cure, the illness can be controlled and complications prevented
from which the resident is not expected to recover and will die
Residents with terminal illnesses are given Palliative care (comfort care) instead of curative care.
for developmental disabled adults
Paraprofessionals (unlicensed) who provide frontline care and assistance to individuals

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