Denoting or relating to people staying somewhere for a long time: long-stay patients
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- Officers only recommend it should stay open until the long-stay residents get the opportunity to move together to another Council home for mentally ill elderly people.
- Although medically fit to be discharged, some of these long-stay patients are refusing to move to step-down care because of concerns over standards in nursing homes.
- The large hospital, which pioneered heart transplants, does not have any accommodation for relatives of long-stay patients.