Term: Rehabilitation

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

One of 13 alternate levels of care, this is defined as 24-hour supervision and assessment provided by a team of rehabilitation personnel, or a therapy program planned by a physiotherapist delivered daily to patients expected to be discharged fully restored or transferred to a home-based program, or to another level of care accommodation.

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References 

  • De Coster C, Peterson S, Kasian P. Alternatives to Acute Care . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)