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Glossary

This page defines the acronyms and terms used throughout the site. You can browse through all terms or jump to a specific term by clicking the first letter of the term in the menu bar below.
  
Definition
Personal Care

​Personal assistance, stand-by assistance, supervision or cues.

 

Personal Care Service

Service that provides support related to an individual’s activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, eating) as well as instrumental activities of daily living (i.e. shopping, laundry, light housework).