DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES




Saturday, August 18, 2018

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Emergency Response System

Electronic devices worn by an individual as a necklace or bracelet which allows the individual to summon help in the event of a fall or emergency by pushing a button on the device and activating a call system.

Enteral Nutrition

Fluids, nutrients and electrolytes administered through specialized feeding tubes to the esophagus, stomach or intestines.

Enterostomal Therapy

The enterostomal therapist provides direct patient care and education to persons with abdominal stomach wounds, fistulas, drains, pressure sores, and incontinence.

Exploitation

The wrongful taking or exercising of control over property of an elder or an adult with disabilities with intent to defraud the elder or adult with disabilities.

Extraordinary Expenses

Those expenses above and beyond what are considered normal household or medical expenses.