nursing assistant/nurse aide
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the Washington, DC-based organization representing local public health departments in the U.S.
National Association of Medicaid Directors
Nurse Aide Registry
National Association of State Units on Aging and Disabilities.
nurse aide training and competency evaluation program
National Council for Prescription Drug Programs
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
National Federation of the Blind.
National Fire Protection Association.
National Governors' Association.
nursing home administrator
National Institute on Aging.
National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse.
Neonatal Infant Care Unit, in a hospital.
National Institute on Drug Abuse.
National Institutes of Health, a division of HHS; includes 17 research institutes and the National Library of Medicine.
National Institute of Mental Health.
Non-long term care
A principle employed in the developmental disabilities program area. It refers to using means to establish and/or maintain personal behaviors and characteristics which are as culturally normal as possible.
Notice of violation, in nursing home regulation.
National Sanitation Foundation.
The Department's record of qualified nurse assistants who work in hospitals or nursing homes, home health aides and hospice aides. These have successfully completed training and testing or are otherwise eligible to be included in the registry. Also a source of information for prospective employers about any finding that an aide when employed elsewhere abused or neglected a patient or resident or misappropriated a patient's or resident's property. Registry is operated by Department under ch. HSS 129 rules (qualifications part) and ch. HFS 13 rules (misconduct part).
A place which provides 24 hour services including board and room to 3 or more unrelated residents who because of their mental or physical condition require nursing care. Nursing homes are licensed by DHS under ch. HFS 132 Adm. Codes.
Northern Wisconsin Center, a DHS residential facility for developmentally disabled persons near Chippewa Falls.