nursing home


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

nursing home

n.
A private establishment that provides living quarters and care for chronically ill, usually elderly patients.

nursing home

n
1. (Medicine) a private hospital or residence staffed and equipped to care for aged or infirm persons
2. (Medicine) Brit a private maternity home

nurs′ing home`


n.
1. a residential institution caring for the aged or infirm.
2. Chiefly Brit. a small private hospital.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nursing home - an institution where people are cared fornursing home - an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
Translations
sanatorium
plejehjem
hoitokoti
starački dom
老人ホーム
양로원
zasebna bolnišnica
sjukhem
สถานดูแลคนชรา
nhà dưỡng lão

nursing home

ncasa di cura, clinica

nursing home

دَارُ الْتِمْرِيضِ sanatorium plejehjem Pflegeheim γηροκομείο ancianato, hogar de ancianos hoitokoti maison de repos starački dom casa di riposo 老人ホーム 양로원 verzorgingstehuis pleiehjem dom opieki casa de repouso, lar de terceira idade дом престарелых sjukhem สถานดูแลคนชรา huzurevi nhà dưỡng lão 疗养院
References in classic literature ?
and as if to complete chaos, Dolly said, "Oh no, the matron of the nursing home has written instead of her.
She got twice or three times into the nursing home.
The nursing home contended that she should not have been discharged because her sacral wound required "inpatient wound care and consultation, among other courses of treatment.
Inappropriate placement of mentally ill patients should be avoided whenever possible, agrees nursing home CEO Melvin Siegel, chairman of the legislative committee of the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Association.
From 2003 to 2005, the number of veterans receiving VA-funded nursing home care rose about 3.
In Manhattan, we structured a $14 million loan for an upper east side nursing home located on 79th Street to refinance existing debt and for capital improvements; we also provided $5.
7 percent of nursing home residents on any day in 2002 down to 7.
The "Deficiencies" category includes all health deficiencies found during the most recent state nursing home survey and in recent complaint investigations--useful information for anyone comparing nursing homes.
The study examined the loss costs for 12 for-profit nursing home chains representing 35% of licensed nursing home beds in Florida and 20% of those in the United States.
Key Concepts: Nursing Home Quality/Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987/Elder Care/Sanctions
Despite the size and importance of the market, our understanding of the demand for nursing home care is limited.

Full browser ?