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Long-term condition

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NE Lincolnshire Council: Social Care Handbook
Focus Adult Social Work

Long term conditions are health conditions that last a year or longer, impact on a person's life, and may require ongoing care and support.

Definition (in a digital/TEC context)
Tunstall in-house glossary


See Chronic condition

Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

An illness or health condition that you live with, that cannot be cured but can usually be managed with medicines or other treatments. Examples include asthma, diabetes, arthritis, epilepsy and other things.

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