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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 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 previewAssessing and Managing Suicide Risk (2008)

Guidelines for Clinically Based Risk Management by Robert I. Simon

AFTERCARE FOR SUICIDE SURVIVORS Suicide aftercare is a clinically based outreach effort to survivors of a patient's suicide. It is an important aspect of suicide aftermath management. The term suicide survivors refers to family, friends, ...

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 previewClinical Veterinary Advisor - Elsevieron VitalSource (2014)

Dogs and Cats by Etienne Cote

Aftercare is an essential component ...

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 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 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 previewThe Encyclopedia of Nails (2006)

by Jacqui Jefford, Anne Swain

Aftercare advice and maintenance recommendations A good client consultation record should also include the period until the client is advised to ...

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 Prisons and Correctional Facilities (2004)

by Mary Bosworth

After participants have completed the training programs and obtained on-the-job work experience, Gulf Coast provides extensive aftercare support, including job search and job placement assistance. Approximately half of the graduates take ...

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 juvenile correctional facility. Aftercare is an opportunity to ensure compliance with special conditions, such as ...

Google previewThe SAGE Deaf Studies Encyclopedia (2016)

by Genie Gertz, Patrick Boudreault

Aftercare. For persons who are deaf, the principles of addiction are the same as they are for hearing people, yet they are currently unable to fully access the resources available to hearing individuals. Ideally, individuals who successfully ...

Google previewDictionary Of Social Work: The Definitive A To Z Of Social Work And Social Care (2010)

The Definitive A to Z of Social Work and Social Care by Thomas, Martin, Pierson, John

Statutory aftercare services provided under section 117 of the Mental Health Act 2007, and intermediate care provisions are exempt.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje, Consulting Editor

This proved to be an illusion, and sanitary engineers soon realized that landfills needed decadelong aftercare procedures due to ongoing interior reactions and the need to extract methane. Many modern landfills that operated at the end of the ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Aftercare Treatment or care given to convalescent patients after release from a hospital ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2008)

by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget

Two groups of clients were included in MATCH: clients who had just completed an inpatient treatment for alcohol abuse or dependence (for whom the MATCH intervention was essentially aftercare) and a group of clients for whom the MATCH ...

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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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