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rest home

n.
A private establishment where elderly or disabled persons are housed and cared for.
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rest′ home`


n.
a residential establishment that provides special care for convalescents and aged or infirm persons.
[1920–25]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rest home - an institution where people are cared forrest 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
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Translations

rest home

nAltersheim nt, → Pflegeheim nt
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rest home

ncasa di riposo
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References in classic literature ?
In order to do this, I gathered a great heap of grapes in one place, a lesser heap in another place, and a great parcel of limes and lemons in another place; and taking a few of each with me, I travelled homewards; resolving to come again, and bring a bag or sack, or what I could make, to carry the rest home. Accordingly, having spent three days in this journey, I came home
Rest homes provide care to frail residents with a level of dependency that requires one person to assist with activities of daily living (ADL), delivered by unregulated support workers.
It has around 220,000 care givers in rest homes, while 10 million are needed.
It would also establish minimum staffing levels at rest homes and aged care facilities.
Prior to their new project, they designed and operated seven previous rest homes in California before coming to Worcester in 2007 with their families.
The rest homes are all full and the NETP programme costs for a staff member to participate.
The numbers of elderly people living in Lebanese rest homes has increased over the past decade.
In 1942, recognizing the need to provide aircrews effective rest and relaxation, the USAAF established combat Rest Homes. Operated by the US Army Service Command with the assistance of the Red Cross, the combat Rest Homes, known as 'flak' houses, offered aircrew the opportunity to take a break in as civilian-like an environment as possible.
Children were forbidden at most spas and rest homes.
The proposed Long-Term Care Homes Act will replace the Homes for the Aged and Rest Homes Act, Nursing Homes Act and the Charitable Institutions Act, and bring the facilities governed by these laws under one Minister, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The acquisition in the last year of rest homes from rivals Highfield and NHP has increased the number of rest homes it owns.