Simple Definition of nursing home
: a place where people who are old or who are unable to take care of themselves can live and be taken care of
Full Definition of nursing home
: a privately operated establishment providing maintenance and personal or nursing care for persons (as the aged or the chronically ill) who are unable to care for themselves properly
First Known Use of nursing home
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Medical Definition of nursing home
: a public or private residential facility providing a high level of long-term personal and nursing care for persons (such as the aged or the chronically ill) who are unable to care for themselves properly
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Medical Dictionary: Definition of "nursing home" Spanish Central: Translation of "nursing home" Nglish: Translation of "nursing home" for Spanish speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "nursing home"
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