In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for old people) residencia de ancianos femenino(for old people) hogar de ancianos masculino(for mentally ill people) psiquiátrico masculino(for mentally ill people) hospital psiquiátrico masculino
- If care homes are going to survive they will have to provide quality, private facilities.
- A care home is the obvious answer, but Martha's will states that if one of the sisters does not take her in, Pauline gets all the money.
- She is in an assisted care home, having had lung surgery.
- Having a carer pop in to help them a couple of times a day is working fine at the moment but my mother-in-law occasionally mentions the idea that the two of them would be better off in one of the local care homes.
- Elderly people living in care homes currently get to "keep" £17.50 for their own private use, and to pay for everyday items such as hairdressing, clothes, toiletries and family gifts.
- Pensioners living in care homes could lose part of their Pension Credit, under measures proposed by the Department of Health.
- But finding a nice residential or nursing care home that will also take a husband and wife together is difficult.
- Nine years ago he entered a well-run local care home.
- She has been an inspector for Cleveleys Park for many years and she confirmed that the standard of the care home was satisfactory.
- As soon as they'd given up the hope of finding my mother, I was immediately placed in a foster care home with the Walker's.
- Set that against the growth in the elderly population (the number requiring care homes is projected to double in 50 years) and it doesn't take a genius to see that there's a problem.
- My mother is 78 and lives in a care home.
- Good care homes are full and bad ones have vacancies, allowing everyone to say there is spare capacity in the system.
- Many years ago, I accompanied a friend to visit her rather confused great-grandmother who had recently moved to a residential care home.
- In this sense young people are victimised within and by a range of institutions which have a duty of care towards them, such as care homes, young offender institutions and the police.
- Most people in care homes do not pay all their own fees and do not qualify for the winter fuel payment.
- They have tried in vain to find a respite place in a care home with suitable facilities.
- The night time rules will not apply to young workers in hospital, care homes, or cultural, artistic and sports activities.
- At the time he was living on the streets, having run away from his care home.
- Even if the local council pays some or all of the cost of your care, you still have some rights to choose your care home.
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