TITLE

self-care

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1967
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "self-care" is presented. The term refers to actions that individuals initiate and perform on their own behalf to maintain life, health and well-being. In rehabilitation, self-care means subset of activities of daily living that includes eating, dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting. It is synonym of personal care.
ACCESSION #
21245218

 

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