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Descriptor English: Assisted Living Facilities
Descriptor Spanish: Instituciones de Vida Asistida
Descriptor Portuguese: Moradias Assistidas
Descriptor French: Établissements d'aide à la vie autonome
Entry term(s): Assisted Living Facility
Facilities, Assisted Living
Facility, Assisted Living
Tree number(s): J03.775.187
N02.278.825.187
VS3.002.010.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040561
Scope note: A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37737
Unique ID: D040561
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2016/06/02
Assisted Living Facilities - Preferred
Concept UI M0421991
Scope note A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
Preferred term Assisted Living Facilities
Entry term(s) Assisted Living Facility
Facilities, Assisted Living
Facility, Assisted Living



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