nursing home

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nursing home

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

Nursing home

A building used for the lodging, boarding, and nursing care for patients of mental or physical incapacity who require care and related medical services less intense than those given in a hospital.

nursing home

A building or part thereof used for the lodging, boarding, and nursing care, on a 24-hr basis, of four or more persons who, because of mental or physical incapacity, may be unable to provide for their own needs and safety without the assistance of another person; provides facilities and services primarily for in-patients who require nursing care and related medical services less intense than those given in a general hospital or an extended-care facility.
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Construction output and RMI in the healthcare and care homes sectors, with forecasts to 2019.
The funding was used to buy equipment, develop the supporting software and train more than 500 care home and pharmacy staff in its use.
Around half of care home staff - 300,000 people - will be eligible for a pay rise when the new rate comes in for over-25s, with the lowest paid receiving PS640 a year, said the report.
The report includes the performance of over 1,200 care homes across England, Scotland and Wales, analysing data on fee rates and occupancy as well as energy spend, buildings and technology.
This is the third in a series of Yorkshire care homes built by Darrington Healthcare, which also owns Willow Park care home in Pontefract and Elm Park Care Home in Doncaster.
Such a strategy comes at a price, if residents cannot enforce their human rights against privately-run care homes or the councils which have purchased their placement.
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Following their latest events, the care homes presented a PS150 cheque to Anne at Mandale House Care Home, which will add to the total of more than PS2,000 raised so far.
Dr Joe Greener, a social work lecturer at Liverpool Hope University, who once worked undercover in a care home for a research project, said: "There are massive issues with pay and retention of staff in the industry.
Organiser John Byrne, of Care Home Support Services, said: "We chose this care home at random and asked the residents and staff what would help to make a difference to them.
Many private care homes across the region face similar problems, claiming a lack of placements from cash-strapped councils, who are paying "unrealistic fees".
If you've rarely or never been into a care home before, make sure you visit a few before you make a choice," says Tim, who is also Director of the company Protomed which designs safe systems for managing drugs in care homes.