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sanatorium

 [san″ah-to´re-um]
an institution for treatment of sick persons, especially a private hospital for convalescents or patients who are not extremely ill; often applied to an institution for the treatment of tuberculosis.

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tō'rē-ŭm), In modern usage this word is virtually synonymous with sanitarium.
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision. Compare: sanitarium.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]

sanatorium

/san·a·to·ri·um/ (san″ah-tor´e-um) an institution for treatment of sick persons, especially a private hospital for convalescents or patients with chronic diseases or mental disorders.

sanatorium

(săn′ə-tôr′ē-əm)
n. pl. sana·toriums or sana·toria (-tôr′ē-ə)
1. An institution for the treatment of chronic diseases or for medically supervised recuperation.
2. A resort for improvement or maintenance of health, especially for convalescents. Also called sanitarium.

sanatorium

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
An institution for the treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]

san·a·to·ri·um

(san'ă-tōr'ē-ŭm)
Institution for treatment of chronic disorders and a place for recuperation under medical supervision.
[Mod. L. neuter of sanatorius, curative, fr. sano, to cure, heal]
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Morgannwg House was run as Wales's first and only convalescence home for active and retired RAF personnel, but it closed in May last year.
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The cross-Border inquiry is believed to involve claims that inducements were offered in return for contracts at the Northern Police Convalescence Home in Auchterarder, Tayside.
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In 1916 the several convalescence homes used as military hospitals to relieve Huddersfield War Hospital had to meet five criteria, one being to have competent Matrons.
Prior to the centre's opening in early October, Timiskaming Elders who needed an extended care facility had to travel out of their communities for nursing care at other convalescence homes.
Earlier this year, Medicash faced stern criticism from customers who were angered when the firm withdrew funeral costs, rehabilitation and convalescence cover and announced the closure of two North Wales convalescence homes.