Definition of 'nursing home'
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There are about 17,000 care and nursing homes in England. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For successful applicants, this funding covers the full cost of care, either at home or at a care or nursing home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I've asked Green to take me to a nursing home where being old does not mean a loss of all hope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also sells insurance to fund nursing home care. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both programs cover nursing home care but under different conditions. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Anyone in residential care or nursing homes. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Hospitals and nursing homes cannot be expected to give the meticulous care a patient in this condition requires. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Hundreds of patients at a hospital and nursing homes were taken to a safe location by school buses and ambulances. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Hospitals and nursing homes would probably benefit as their plans for universal healthcare coverage would expand the number of patients. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Try visiting nursing homes or hospitals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If he is freed, he will need constant care in a nursing home. Times, Sunday Times (2009)First, the quality of care in nursing homes is alarmingly variable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We both work in palliative care but are involved in projects to help to improve end-of-life care in nursing homes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He always said he'd rather die than serve out his days filling a bed in a hospital or nursing home. The Sun (2007)Experts are warning that the elderly and frail will be most at risk, putting hospitals and nursing homes on alert. The Sun (2014)A monthly direct debit should be set up to pay the nursing home fees from one of the savings accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The temptation to shut mental illness away and ignore the problem in the same way we shut old people away in nursing homes is all too easy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The problem of poor care will only get worse if we don't act now to change the culture in our hospitals and nursing homes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Viewers last checked out of the Broad Hill nursing home one year ago and were by no means unanimous in their appreciation of its charms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And over there, there in the nursing home is an old woman who is sitting in a rocking chair, looks out at the world through glassy eyes. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'nursing home'
British English: nursing home /ˈnɜːsɪŋ həʊm/ NOUN
A nursing home is a private hospital for old people.
He died in a nursing home at the age of 87.
- American English: nursing home
- Arabic: دَارُ الْتِمْرِيضِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: casa de repouso
- Chinese: 疗养院
- Croatian: starački dom
- Czech: sanatorium zvl. pro staré lidi
- Danish: plejehjem
- Dutch: verzorgingstehuis
- European Spanish: hogar de ancianos
- Finnish: hoitokoti
- French: maison de repos
- German: Pflegeheim
- Greek: γηροκομείο
- Italian: casa di riposo
- Japanese: 老人ホーム
- Korean: 양로원
- Norwegian: pleiehjem
- Polish: dom opieki
- European Portuguese: lar de terceira idade
- Romanian: azil
- Russian: дом престарелых
- Spanish: ancianato
- Swedish: sjukhem
- Thai: สถานดูแลคนชรา
- Turkish: huzurevi yaşlılar için
- Ukrainian: приватна лікарня
- Vietnamese: nhà dưỡng lão
Definition of nursing home from the Collins English Dictionary
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