Home Health Care Glossary

This glossary is to help our home health care community better understand the terms used in relation to care. Please book mark this page for future reference or download our printable version HERE.

Safety Committee The Safety Committee at BAYADA is responsible for reviewing the company’s client and employee related claims, address feedback or concerns, and develop performance improvements (PI) designed to mitigate risk.
Simulation (SIM) Training Lab The SIM Lab is a BAYADA training lab that enables training field clinicians and enhancing their skills by simulating real-life and real-time scenarios that will prepare employees to handle emergency situations.
Skills lab A skills lab is in every BAYADA Home Health Care office. It is an area where prospective employees can demonstrate their skill level and be observed in a lab setting.
Skilled nursing care Skilled nursing care is medical care provided at home or in a facility by a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, doctor, or technician.
Skilled nursing facility (SNF) A SNF is a physical space with skilled medical staff and equipment to provide health care services.
Specialty Practice BAYADA Home Health Care specializes in six areas of care. These six specialty practices are Home Health Care, Adult Nursing Care, Assistive Care, Pediatrics Care, Hospice Care, and Habilitative Care.
Speech language pathology (SLP) SPL is a form of therapy used to evaluate and treat cognition, communication, and issues with swallowing.