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Descriptor in English: Home Care Services
Descriptor in Spanish: Servicios de Atención de Salud a Domicilio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Serviços de Assistência Domiciliar
Descriptor in French: Services de soins à domicile
Entry term(s): Care Services, Home
Care, Domiciliary
Care, Home
Domiciliary Care
Home Care
Home Care Service
Service, Home Care
Services, Home Care
Tree number(s): N02.421.143.524
N02.421.539.089
SP2.031.287
Scope note: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
Annotation: coordinate with specific home care
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
Online Note: use HOME CARE SERVICES to search HOME CARE SERVICE 1966
History Note: 67; was HOME CARE SERVICE 1966
DeCS UI: 6856
Descriptor UI: D006699
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/07
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
Home Care Services - Preferred
Concept UI M0010496
Scope note Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
Preferred term Home Care Services
Entry term(s) Care Services, Home
Care, Domiciliary
Domiciliary Care
Home Care Service
Service, Home Care
Services, Home Care
Home Care - Broader
Concept UI M0389443
Scope note Care of a patient at home, by family members and/or health personnel. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Preferred term Home Care
Entry term(s) Care, Home



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