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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"My mother was evacuated to the Co-Operative Convalescent Home at the end of her pregnancy, along with a lot of other women from Newcastle.
More recently, the District Health Authority bought Pool Park as a convalescent home, which housed male patients in 1937 and up to 120 during the war.
This introduction concisely encapsulated the terms that have dominated Hofer's practice since the late 1970s: The public interiors that were presented, from the forlorn dayroom of a German convalescent home to the concrete-encased escalators of Zurich's Stadelhofen train station, were all entirely devoid of people, and were shot in a thoroughly idiosyncratic range of styles that included vast panoramas and claustrophobic corner views, sharply delineated feasts for the eye and hazily focused near snapshots.
"The concept came out of a personal need to clothe my grandmother, who was in a convalescent home and had limited motor skills," says Jacqueline Pepe.
Starting with the prologue to Lunch at the Piccadilly, a dialogue between a beleaguered caregiver and the financial manager of the Rosehaven Convalescent Home, Clyde Edgerton lets the reader know he is intimately acquainted with the Machiavellian intricacies of socialized medical care:
A nurse has admitted to killing at least 9 people at a convalescent home in Lucerne.
In the mid 1950s, a little boy wrote to the headquarters of the Muttergenesungswerk, the "convalescent home for mothers," located in Stein bei Nurnburg, West Germany.
The convalescent home represents another antecedent of the nursing home as we know it today.
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.
It was originally built in 1904 as a preparatory school for boys and has also previously been used as a convalescent home for Yorkshire miners.