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Continuum of Care Presentation Outline 
 
Duaa Souman  
HCS/235  
April 13th, 2014  
 
 
1) Long term care  
­  ​
variety of services which help meet both the medical and non­medical needs of people  with a ​
chronic illness​
 or ​
disability​
 who cannot care for themselves for long periods of  time. 
­ provide custodial and non­skilled care, such as assisting with ​ normal daily tasks​
 ​
like 
dressing​
, and using the bathroom.  
­ Facilities that offer formal LTC services typically provide living accommodation for  people who require on­site delivery of around­the­clock supervised care, including  professional health services, personal care and services such as meals, laundry and  housekeeping.  

 
2) Home Care  
­ supportive care provided in the ​
home​
. Care may be provided by licensed ​
healthcare 
professionals​
 who provide medical care needs or by professional caregivers who provide  daily care to help to ensure the ​
activities of daily living​
 (ADL's) are met. 
­ In­home medical care is often and more accurately referred to as "home health care" or  formal care. Often, the term home health care is used to distinguish it from non­medical  care, custodial care, or private­duty care which is care that is provided by persons who  are not nurses, doctors, or other licensed medical personnel.   3) Inpatient care 

­ the care of ​
patients​
 whose ​
condition​
 requires admission to a ​
hospital​

­  ​
Progress in modern medicine and the advent of comprehensive ​ out­patient clinics​
 ensure 
that patients are only admitted to a hospital when they are extremely ill or are have severe  physical ​
trauma​

4) Outpatient Care  
­ Ambulatory care or outpatient care is medical care provided on an outpatient basis,  including diagnosis, observation, consultation, treatment, intervention, and rehabilitation  services. 
­ This care can include advanced medical technology and procedures even when provided ...
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