What does nursing home mean?

Definitions for nursing home
nurs·ing home

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. home, nursing home, rest home(noun)

    an institution where people are cared for

    "a home for the elderly"

Wiktionary

  1. nursing home(Noun)

    A place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living, such as the elderly and younger adults with physical disabilities.

Freebase

  1. Nursing home

    A nursing home, convalescent home, skilled nursing facility, care home, rest home or intermediate care provides a type of residential care. They are a place of residence for people who require continual nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. Nursing aides and skilled nurses are usually available 24 hours a day. Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Residents in a skilled nursing facility may also receive physical, occupational, and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness. Some nursing homes assist people with special needs, such as Alzheimer patients. Residents may have specific legal rights depending on the nation the facility is in.

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How to say nursing home in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nursing home in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nursing home in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of nursing home in a Sentence

  1. Sharon Goldblum:

    It was less than half the cost of a nursing home and a million times nicer, she showed such improvement.

  2. Liz Taylor:

    Needing help to get out of bed to use the bathroom in the middle of the night means you need a nursing home.

  3. Steve Feaga:

    We traveled to the nursing home to talk to Ms. Lee at the request of the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

  4. David Stevenson:

    Broadly speaking, I think there have been a lot of quality improvements in nursing home care over the last few decades.

  5. Sandy Halperin:

    My focus is to help break the thinking that the patient that has Alzheimer's is sitting in a nursing home, i'm alive. I can still be proactive.

Images & Illustrations of nursing home

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