Residential Extended Care Services Law and Legal Definition

Residential extended care service refers to services provided by halfway houses, recovery homes, and sanctuaries by assessing and treating patients close to their home communities in order to support a patient's recovery in a sober environment and to facilitate a productive return to family, employment, and community. It provides clinical services to adults and adolescents in a 24-hour structured and supervised recovery setting. The services provided under residential extended care service include individual, group, and family therapy, medication management, and medication education.