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aftercare

1. support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison
2. Med the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation
3. any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or product
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Because addiction was a lifelong battle, after-care drug rehabilitation centres, which kicked in after people had spent six to 18 months in rehabilitation, were essential.
She highlighted that the current system used in Wales is based on outdated patient experience; cancer is now a disease that many can survive and after-care should be a reflection of this.
She just said she was going to ring all my parents and tell them there was no after-care provided.
If were able to fly "home" there is no way I could have received such amazing treatment and after-care as I did here in Dubai.
That case involved a Kaiser Permanente facility, and the city reached an agreement with the company to develop a formal policy on the release of homeless patients in which Kaiser also agreed to provide $500,000 to create after-care beds.
Drawing on interviews with these philanthropists, project staff, case files of former residents, archival and observational data, Rumgay (social policy, London School of Economics) traces the history of the Griffins Society's model of care from 1964-1994 partly in protest against the professionalism of prison welfare and after-care, and provides insights into a track record that belies its "ladies of leisure" stereotype.
Robbie Williams has completed his stay in Arizona and is continuing with an after-care programme in Los Angeles," said the spokeswoman.
Key target end-users include: producers of intermediates, polymers, fibers, yarns and fabrics, end-use product manufacturers, suppliers of processing machinery, manufacturers and chemical compounders of finishes, coatings, dyestuffs and after-care treatment (e.
Q I work with the Department of Juvenile Justice, but I've had dreams of opening up a foster home/ after-care program for troubled kids.
And someone who fits that description perfectly is Welsh broadcaster, Sulwyn Thomas, who last week led a walk to raise money for a much- needed building at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen specifically for after-care services for patients who have suffered heart attacks or had open heart surgery.
25 percent in the fiscal year ended in March 2005 and is attributed to the company's sales strategy and after-care of customers.
To enhance communication, coordination, and continuity of care among all breast care service providers--from primary prevention through to treatment and after-care support.