Adjective "aftercare" definition and examples

(Aftercare may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈɑːftəkɛː/

Definitions and examples

noun

Care of a patient after a stay in hospital or of a person on release from prison.
  1. 'It is confidential and fully independent, and offers assistance with prevention, early detection, intervention, treatment, aftercare and monitoring.'
  2. 'Twelve clients continued treatment following the 20-session program for aftercare counseling.'
  3. 'That unit has been very busy since it opened, particularly because many operations carried out require intensive care or high dependency aftercare.'
  4. 'There is therefore a need for continued vigilance about medication, environmental change, and sensory problems during discharge planning and aftercare.'
  5. 'Thus, motivation scores on admission to treatment are related significantly to entry into postprison aftercare.'
  6. 'Our trial does not explain the observed benefits, and we did not monitor medical aftercare.'
  7. 'For many people, aftercare such as taking medication or visiting an outpatient clinic is essential after a stay in hospital.'
  8. 'We studied a handful of services offered by programs, including aftercare, medical care, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.'
  9. 'The protocols for lumbar puncture and aftercare were standardized and identical for all procedures.'
  10. 'You should feel no side effects after the procedure, and no aftercare is necessary.'
Support or advice offered to a customer following the purchase of a product or service.
  1. 'Many of the companies that offer hair relaxing kits also offer special aftercare products to help keep the newly relaxed hair soft and prevent dryness or damage.'
  2. 'Another factor she raised was looking after the piercing; she provides aftercare products and a sheet of instructions on how to care for it.'

More definitions

1. the care and treatment of a convalescent patient.

More examples(as adjective)

"treatments can be aftercare."