Convalescent home


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Convalescent home

A medical care institution for patients recovering from acute or postoperative conditions who do not require the skilled services provided by an extended-care facility, such as those services provided by a nursing home.

convalescent home

A medical-care institution providing services for patients recovering from acute or postoperative conditions who do not require the level of skilled services provided by an extended-care facility or warrant custodial care such as that normally rendered in nursing homes.
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DELIGHTED TO HELP: Lottery winner Mick Fox with the minibus he has bought for the RAOB's new Britn ey House convalescent home in Paignton, Devon.
Doff, director of Special Health Services for the Florida Board of Health, described in a March 1962 Nursing Homes article the "community attitude" that served as the foundation for the "so-called convalescent home of the 1920s and 1930s": "Convalescence had not yet interested the rank and file of the medical and allied professions.
A bomb ends the festivities at midnight, and Harry seeks the owner of the jeweled shoe through the streets and Underground stations, only to be reconciled with his true love in a convalescent home.
Kathy Hely's healing hands proved too much for bosses at the convalescent home in Auchterarder, Perthshire.
In the 1930s, it was bought by the council so they could turn it into a convalescent home for men.
PEOPLE recovering from illnesses or operations could spend time recovering in a convalescent home.
AFORMER children's convalescent home in the Midlands is being investigated as part of the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.
The house is being prepared as a convalescent home for soldiers.
The convalescent home owed its existence to Teresa Newcomen and the Rev John Postlethwaite, vicar of Christ Church, Coatham, and was built at a cost of pounds 4,500 near to Newcomen Terrace, in 1861.
WEBSTER - A briefcase with approximately $40,000 in cash was stolen from a resident of Oakwood Convalescent Home, allegedly by two local men, including one who worked at the convalescent home.
Hugh Daniels, Paul Taylor, Chris Garrett and Stuart Wadlow were raising money for the mayor's charity appeals: Ty Hafan and Golden Grove, a charity which aims to purchase and restore a building for use as the first convalescent home for injured servicemen and women.