Discussion 07: Long-term Care

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.