Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of care home in English:
A small institution providing accommodation and care for people who are unable to look after themselves: Mrs Butler is the oldest resident at the care home, where the average age is 86
More example sentences
- Good care homes are full and bad ones have vacancies, allowing everyone to say there is spare capacity in the system.
- Even if the local council pays some or all of the cost of your care, you still have some rights to choose your care home.
- Most people in care homes do not pay all their own fees and do not qualify for the winter fuel payment.
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