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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Total quantity or scope: Supply Contract for the project Modernization and asphalting streets in towns Copacel, Surduc, Chijere, Sarand, Copacel commune, Bihor County - first establishment elderly care center, Poiana-Tasad, Copacel commune, Bihor County - Rifle community center, place.
Aging and Elderly Care Centers in the World (Model Healthy Social Center for the Elderly), Series of Labor and Social Studies, 1 (37), May 1999, Manama, Bahrain, p 214
And evening-school classes and child and elderly care centers have been closed, the government said after the Observatory, the meteorology agency, said Hagupit will be closest to Hong Kong during the night.
This study was conducted in five elderly care centers in Ponce, Puerto Rico therefore its generalizability is limited.
Minister Al-Sabeeh told KUNA after visiting elderly care centers, accompanied by Bahraini Minister of Social Development Faeqa Al-Saleh, that the GCC countries are keen on mutual cooperation and transfer of experience among them in this sector.