Subacute care refers to inpatient healthcare which designed to deliver care to patients who does not need hospital acute care. Some patients require intensive skilled nursing care and to address their need subacute care facilities are provided. A team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals coordinate to offer subacute care to patients. Such services may be executed at settings such as specialist rehabilitation center, hospital, community care center, and even at the comfort of home.
Patients who are not severely ill but still require care in the cases where they need support to regain their ability for daily activities, manage change in health conditions, and be able to live an independent life under expert supervision and assistance.