|Statement||Andrea Steiner, Barbara Vaughan and Linda Hanford.|
|Contributions||Vaughan, Barbara, 1944-, Hanford, Linda., King"s Fund Centre.|
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|Number of Pages||38|
intermediate care facility (ICF) a health related facility designed to provide custodial care for individuals unable to care for themselves because of mental or physical infirmity; not considered by the government to be a medical facility, it can receive no reimbursement under Medicare, generally receiving the bulk of its financing under Medicaid.. Federal regulations require that an ICF have. Nursing homes can be broken down into three categories. They are intermediate care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and skilled nursing facilities for special disabilities. An intermediate care facility(ICF) must provide at least eight hours of nursing supervision per day. It generally caters to patients who are mobile and need less : Wesley Patrick. intermediate care (ĭn′tər-mē′dē-ĭt) n. 1. A level of medical care in a hospital that is intermediate between intensive and basic care. 2. A level of care for chronically ill, disabled, or elderly individuals, as in an intermediate care facility. intermediate care Managed care Formal care which is less intense than skilled-nursing care or. INTERMEDIATE CARE. LutherCare's Intermediate Care Homes serve seniors who require extra support to maintain their independence. Providing nutritious meals, housekeeping, laundry, 24 hour care, personal hygiene assistance, medication management, planned activities, and so much more.
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