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nursing home

noun

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nursing home

  1. :  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

1896

First Known Use of nursing home

1896


Medical Dictionary

nursing home

noun

Medical Definition of nursing home

  1. :  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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