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Descriptor English: Home Care Agencies
Descriptor Spanish: Agencias de Atención a Domicilio
Descriptor Portuguese: Agências de Assistência Domiciliar
Descriptor French: Organismes de prise en charge à domicile
Entry term(s): Agencies, Home Care
Agencies, Home Health
Agency, Home Care
Agency, Home Health
Care Agencies, Home
Care Agency, Home
Home Care Agency
Home Health Agencies
Home Health Agency
Home Health Care Agencies
Tree number(s): N03.540.483
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018574
Scope note: Public or private organizations that provide, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations, home health services in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Annotation: public or private agencies; coord IM with specific home care (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Home Care Services (1978-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95; HOME HEALTH AGENCIES was see HOME CARE SERVICES 1978-94
Online Note: use HOME CARE SERVICES to search HOME HEALTH AGENCIES 1978-94
History Note: 95; HOME HEALTH AGENCIES was see HOME CARE SERVICES 1978-94
DeCS ID: 32197
Unique ID: D018574
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/19
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Home Care Agencies - Preferred
Concept UI M0027842
Scope note Public or private organizations that provide, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations, home health services in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Preferred term Home Care Agencies
Entry term(s) Agencies, Home Care
Agency, Home Care
Care Agencies, Home
Care Agency, Home
Home Care Agency
Home Health Care Agencies - Narrower
Concept UI M0027841
Preferred term Home Health Care Agencies
Home Health Agencies - Narrower
Concept UI M0027840
Preferred term Home Health Agencies
Entry term(s) Agencies, Home Health
Agency, Home Health
Home Health Agency



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