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day room

n.
A recreation room, especially in an institutional building such as a military barracks or a nursing home.

day room

n
1. a communal living room in a residential institution such as a hospital

day′ room`

or day′room`,


n.
a room at an institution, as a hospital or military base, with facilities for leisure activities.
[1815–25]
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The former bare-knuckle boxer is hoping to create five residential traveller pitches with utility and day rooms, as well as space for five touring caravans, at Min y Don in Llanerch-y-Mor near Mostyn.
But free TV would still be available in day rooms as the bedside pay-toview service was introduced over the next few months.
Plans submitted to the local council show there will be a sauna and Turkish bath along with six en-suite bedrooms and day rooms including a marble-walled master bedroom.
Employing 35 local people, the company has taken 20 months to oversee the contract, which has seen the original Georgian building extended to feature a specialist dementia unit, an additional 58 new bedrooms and new day rooms.
But there appears to be little dignity or respect for patients wanting to use one of the day rooms at the Cardiff Royal Infirmary's West Wing.
A hospital spokesman said: "Patients do not have to use the facilities and we still have day rooms."
"We've even put in a small balcony area off one of the day rooms."
The proposed new building would accommodate 12 bedrooms, day rooms, activity rooms, a family room, kitchen and offices.
Each Visitor's Quarter will also have "hot spots' to allow connectivity in common areas throughout the building, including day rooms and meetings rooms.
The innovative placement of resident day rooms on each floor was inspired by neighborhood elders who often sat on lawn chairs in front of their apartment buildings in pleasant weather.