Custodial Care Facilities*
Specialization:A facility providing care that serves to assist an individual in the activities of daily living, such as assistance in walking, getting in and out of bed, bathing, dressing, feeding, and using the toilet, preparation of special diets, and supervision of medication that usually can be self-administered. Custodial care essentially is personal care that does not require the continuing attention of trained medical or paramedical personnel. **
* Source: Paraphrased from Section 3159 A3 of the Medicare Intermediary Manual.
** Source: Paraphrased from Section 3159 A3 of the Medicare Intermediary Manual.