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What is a nursing home, and what do they do for patients?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Residence for elder
Nursing home is a residence for elderly people who need some sort of assistance because they are not capable of living alone or take care of themselves.
These places provide room and board( bed and food) also they procide medicines prescribed by the patient's dr. And rhey are administered to them. Some nh provide rehabilitation. Most nh have activities or enterteinment for their residents.

In brief: Residence for elder
Nursing home is a residence for elderly people who need some sort of assistance because they are not capable of living alone or take care of themselves.
These places provide room and board( bed and food) also they procide medicines prescribed by the patient's dr. And rhey are administered to them. Some nh provide rehabilitation. Most nh have activities or enterteinment for their residents.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Long term care
They feed, clothe, bath, & give medication to the residents.
They also provide recreational and craft activities to stimulant interest. Many facilities also provide physical and occupational therapy to help residents maintain or recover abilities lost due to disease or infirmity.

In brief: Long term care
They feed, clothe, bath, & give medication to the residents.
They also provide recreational and craft activities to stimulant interest. Many facilities also provide physical and occupational therapy to help residents maintain or recover abilities lost due to disease or infirmity.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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