|1.||support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison|
|2.||med the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation|
|3.||any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or product: contact lens aftercare|
aftercare af·ter·care (āf'tər-kâr')
Follolw-up care provided after a medical procedure or treatment program.