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Descriptor in English: Homebound Persons
Descriptor in Spanish: Personas Imposibilitadas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pacientes Domiciliares
Descriptor in French: Personnes dépendantes à domicile
Entry term(s): Home Bound Persons
Home-Bound Person
Home-Bound Persons
Homebound Person
House Bound Persons
House-Bound Person
House-Bound Persons
Person, Home-Bound
Person, Homebound
Person, House-Bound
Persons, Home-Bound
Persons, Homebound
Persons, House-Bound
Shut Ins
Shut-In
Shut-Ins
Tree number(s): M01.276
Scope note: Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)
Annotation: IM; homebound elderly: coord IM with AGED; AGED, 80 AND OVER or FRAIL ELDERLY (IM) only when aged is point of article
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 95
DeCS UI: 32193
Descriptor UI: D018577
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/06
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Homebound Persons - Preferred
Concept UI M0027845
Scope note Those unable to leave home without exceptional effort and support; patients (in this condition) who are provided with or are eligible for home health services, including medical treatment and personal care. Persons are considered homebound even if they may be infrequently and briefly absent from home if these absences do not indicate an ability to receive health care in a professional's office or health care facility. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p309)
Preferred term Homebound Persons
Entry term(s) Home Bound Persons
Home-Bound Person
Home-Bound Persons
Homebound Person
House Bound Persons
House-Bound Person
House-Bound Persons
Person, Home-Bound
Person, Homebound
Person, House-Bound
Persons, Home-Bound
Persons, Homebound
Persons, House-Bound
Shut Ins
Shut-In
Shut-Ins



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