home care

noun
\ ˈhōm- How to pronounce home care (audio) \

Medical Definition of home care

: services (as nursing or personal care) provided to a homebound individual (as one who is convalescing, disabled, or terminally ill) home care as an alternative to institutionalization home care providers

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“Home care.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/home%20care. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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