HA3010 – Introduction to US Healthcare Delivery
Discussion 07: Long-term Care
Long-term care (LTC) is defined as “care extended over a period of time.” Choose either an institutional or community LTC and answer the following:
.Explain what type of patient would be the primary client.
.What services are provided at a LTC?
.Name at least two services.
.Why would they stay at this facility?
.Explain how caregivers help patients be as independent as possible.
.Explain your answer with an example.