Term information

Term: intermediate care

Term details for 'intermediate care'

Short term services designed to promote independence for those who could face long hospital stays, long term residential care or continuing NHS care. This could be in the form of step up or step down beds in a hospital setting or care provided at home to support faster recovery.

Broader terms
health care
Related terms
care planning, hospital discharge, independence, long term care, long term treatment, older people, reablement

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