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Definition of the noun aftercare

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noun - plural: aftercares

  1. care and treatment of a convalescent patient
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: medical aid / medical care = professional treatment for illness or injury

Alternative definition of the noun aftercare


  1. [medicine] The care given to a patient during recovery from an operation or after hospitalization.


Aftercare: In the context of the sexual practice of BDSM, aftercare is the process of attending to one another after intense feelings of a physical or psychological nature relating to BDSM activities.

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Google previewWhat Works (and Doesn’t) in Reducing Recidivism (2014)

by Edward J. Latessa, Shelley L. Listwan, Deborah Koetzle

Finally, aftercare is a critical part of any effective treatment program, including drug courts. In a typical treatment...

Google previewThe Treatment of Criminal Offenders (2007)

A History by Michael Dow Burkhead

Aftercare is an important part of this treatment. It is sometimes referred to as “IOPT .” 5. Detoxification: usually consists of...

Aftercare is a very important part of residential treatment. It is often called a “28 day program.” 7. Therapeutic Community: ...

Google previewHandbook of Applied Developmental Science (2002)

Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent, and Family Development Through Research, Policies, and Programs by Richard M. Lerner, Francine Jacobs, Donald Wertlieb

Aftercare is an aggressive course of reintegrative services and supervision that should build on a youth's strengths in a ceaseless reimagining and recreation of the youth's future. Aftercare should be available to all children who are placed ...

Google previewMeasuring state and local government labor productivity (1998)

examples from eleven services by United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Aftercare is a commonly used term for juvenile parole. Juvenile parole and aftercare are used interchangeably. Probation and parole operations are specified in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual as Individual and Family Social ...

Google previewInternational Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics (1914)

by Edward Swift Dunster, James Bradbridge Hunter, Charles Euchariste de Medicis Sajous, Frank Pierce Foster, Gregory Stragnell, Henry J. Klaunberg, Félix Martí-Ibáñez

Hygienic aftercare is an essential to that cure. 5. The few cases that have been reported as cured by palliative methods, cannot weigh against the preponderance of evidence that when possible the tuberculous focus should be removed.

Google previewMedical Record (1914)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Hygienic aftercare is an essential to that cure. The few cases that have been reported as cured by palliative methods cannot weigh against the preponderance of evidence that when possible the tuberculous focus should be removed. Journal ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor - E-Book (2014)

Dogs and Cats by Etienne Cote

Aftercare is an essential component of this surgery, and you play a vital role in this regard. Feeding needs to be reintroduced carefully, because a dog's throat function is altered by the surgery. Many dogs do better eating from floor level (as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Juvenile Violence (2007)

by Laura L. Finley

Wood INTENSIVE AFTERCARE. Intensive Aftercare Programs (IAP) are highly structured and specialized twenty-four-hour-per-day court-ordered service programs. It is a juvenile court program intended to protect the community , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity (2014)

by Linwood H. Cousins

Aftercare. Services. for. Children. Aging. Out. of. Foster. Care. Over the lastdecade, therehas been considerable debateabout the longterm benefits andimpact offoster care, including residential group careand independent living programs, ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice (2015)

by Mark S. Davis

aftercare a period of supervised control of a releasee from a...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

AFTERCARE PRACTICES Hugging, kissing, hairstroking, words of praise or gratitude, general affirmation of an emotional bond between partners, "vanilla" sexual activities–e.g., intercourse or oral sex. See BDSM Aftercare also may include a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Drug Policy (2011)

by Mark A. R. Kleiman, James E. Hawdon

Whether the individual is expected to transition from the treatment setting gradually or immediately, however, aftercare services for drugusing populations would seem a necessary component for an effective treatment regimen, but aftercare ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Death & Human Experience (2009)

1- by Clifton D. Bryant, Dennis L. Peck

Aftercare or Grief Support Funeral home aftercare, grief support, or a continuing care program can be provided by a funeral home...

Aftercare providers may provide aftercare programs that are staffed by skilled bereavement care providers .

Google previewBailliere's Nurses Dictionary for Nurses and Health Care Workers, 1st South Asia Edition (2016)

by Annu Kaushik

Aftercare. and. Side. Effects. Polio, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib and MenC Some children become irritable and may develop a slight fever, with drowsiness and anorexia, between 6 and 24 hours after immunization; there may also be ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Aftercare. Follow—up care each year is critical to your ulti— mate goal in planting fruit trees: a harvest of plentiful yields of ...

Google previewWorkhouse Encyclopedia (2012)

by Peter Higginbotham

The aftercare of young people leaving the workhouse to enter service or an apprenticeship became an increasing concern during the midnineteenth century. Following the 1851 Poor Law (Apprentices etc.) Act, union relieving officers were ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychological Medicine (1892)

Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke

there has existed, until lately, in England any special organisation for the aftercare of persons recovering from disorders of the mind. In the April number of the Journal of Mental Science, 1871, there appeared a paper called a " Plea for ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4T1E1R1C3A1R1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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