Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Follow-up care provided after a medical procedure or treatment program.
  • noun Care provided to children after school, especially in an organized setting.

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  • noun medicine The care given to a patient during recovery from an operation or after hospitalization.

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  • noun care and treatment of a convalescent patient

Etymologies

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after- +‎ care

Examples

  • On the days when my daughter had Girl Scouts, my son went to aftercare, but I could not afford the $400 per month it would have cost to put them both in aftercare every day.

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  • "We're looking to set up halfway houses or transitional housing and long-term aftercare for inmates."

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Detective Sgt. Kevin Stevens of the Rutland Police Department said in his opinion, Rutland needs more long-term aftercare for people in drug recovery.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • The one weakness in the Mexican Healthcare Experience was the aftercare was a bit sketchy.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • The one weakness in the Mexican Healthcare Experience was the aftercare was a bit sketchy.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • Call me an old cynic, but I do wonder how long-lasting that "aftercare" commitment is.

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  • It is also needed a transition to continuing care or "aftercare" following the patient's completion of formal treatment.

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  • In Holland where cannabis is semi-legal they smoke it less than in Scotland where public humiliation and huge fines are still seen as part of 'aftercare'.

    Let's all be Eurotrash.

  • Hope and Community, run by Sherman and Rutland addictive medicine doctor Mark Logan, now plans to set up more than one long-term "aftercare" facility for people recently out of jail and for youths recovering from drug and alcohol abuse.

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Their post-release "aftercare" is not handled by parole officers trained in dealing with youth offenders, but by already overburdened officers from the adult correctional system.

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