Long-Term Care Senior (Term)

Hebrew source: זקן סיעודי
From All Rights (Kol-Zchut) (www.kolzchut.org.il)

Introduction:


Long-term care seniors are elderly individuals who, as the result of their medical condition or reduced functioning capacity, require constant full or partial assistance performing most or all of the following daily activities: getting dressed, bathing, cooking, eating, mobility in the home, and continence
Long-term care seniors are generally bedridden or wheelchair-bound and suffer from incontinence

Long-term care seniors are elderly individuals who, as the result of their medical condition or reduced functioning capacity, require constant full or partial assistance performing most or all activities of daily living:

  • Getting dressed
  • Bathing
  • Cooking
  • Eating
  • Mobility in the home
  • Continence
  • Long-term care seniors are generally bedridden or wheelchair-bound and suffer from incontinence
Example
A 83 year old man is wheelchair-bound, is incapable of preparing food for himself and requires full assistance getting dressed.

Rights

Long-term care seniors may be entitled to the following:

Additional publications

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