convalescence unit

convalescence unit

An NHS term of art for a facility for patients requiring a period of recovery (“step down care”) following an illness, injury or surgical operation.
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MEMORIES of a former maternity ward which served as a casualty convalescence unit during World War II are being sought for a new project.
Shrapnel pierced Harry's lower abdomen and while in a convalescence unit in Sutton Coldfield, 1918, he met wife Ada Billington - knocking her over while running for a bus.
e best way of getting old people out of acute wards is to move them to convalescence units.