How to use Homebound in a sentence
You must be homebound, or normally unable to leave home or it takes considerable effort.
Agencies can serve the meals in group settings or deliver them to homebound seniors.
Unfortunately, some homebound seniors rarely have daily interaction with others, so a Meals on Wheels volunteer checking on them is a vital element to their wellbeing.
The individual is generally homebound as a result of frailty, illness, or extenuating circumstances.
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This sometimes causes a problem for homebound or working parents who need to have another form of child care when the four-hour session ends.
School officials and counselors should be contacted to help students with academic problems; temporary homebound instruction or day therapy programs may be necessary.
Ordering online offers convenience for the homebound or those who prefer not to visit crowded stores during peak shopping hours.
A common misconception is over the definition of a "homebound" patient, by Medicare standards.
For more information about homebound status, see, Myths About Home Care, by the American Academy of Home Care Physicians.Advertisement