Definition of nursing home in English:

nursing home

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noun

  • A small private institution providing residential accommodation with health care, especially for elderly people.
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    • No targets were available for admissions to geriatric specialties or for numbers of beds in private nursing homes.
    • The number of places in private nursing homes mushroomed while the number of NHS long stay beds plummeted.
    • In many instances, these become even higher than in average private hospitals and nursing homes.

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