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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Consultancy services, in 2 lots, to undertake detailed feasibility analysis and, if approved, the development of a new 80 bed care home with nursing and dementia care for older people.
The service is a care home with nursing which caters for adults with physical disabilities.
Beech Hill Grange, which is registered as a care home with nursing and dementia care for people aged 65 and over, was established more than 25 years ago.