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Long-term support 

Long-term support
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Long-term support
Author(s):

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569831.003.0025
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date: 23 October 2019

Introduction 240

Palliative care 242

Long-term care services include a continuum of preventive, diagnostic, rehabilitative, therapeutic, supportive, and maintenance services, addressing the health, social, and personal needs of individuals with chronic illnesses and disabilities, and their families. These services may include: health care, home care (personal care assistants), adult day care, respite care, assisted living, nursing home care, transportation assistance, and meals....

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