Thursday, 3 November 2011

Elderly in the uk- Care homes.

A nursing home, convalescent home, skilled nursing unit, care home, rest home, or old people's home provides a type of care of residents.  It is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and who struggle with everyday activities. Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Residents in a skilled nursing home may also receive physical and other rehabilitative therapies following an accident or illness. There are over 12,000 care homes in ther uk, and there are still limited spcaes for old people to call home.

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