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hospital

 [hos´pit'l]
an institution for the care and treatment of the acutely sick and injured.
day hospital a facility that offers professional health care, such as psychiatric care or rehabilitation services, to individuals who require services but are able to return to their homes overnight.
hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee a committee established in 1991 by the United States Government with members appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. It provides advice and guidance related to isolation practices and serves as an advisory committee to the centers for disease control and prevention for updating guidelines and policy statements related to control of nosocomial infection.
open hospital
1. a mental hospital, or section of a hospital, without locked doors or other forms of physical restraint.
2. a hospital to which health care providers who are not staff members may send their own patients and supervise their treatment.

day hos·pi·tal

a special facility, or an arrangement within a hospital setting, that enables the patient to come to the hospital for treatment during the day and return home or to another facility at night. Compare: night hospital.

day hospital

Etymology: OE, daeg + L, hospes, guest
a psychiatric facility that offers a therapeutic program during daytime hours for patients. See also partial hospitalization program.

day hospital

A hospital, or a specified area within a hospital, which provides services on a regular daytime basis for specific patient/client groups—e.g., the elderly, mentally ill or those with learning disabilities.

Services normally provided
Assessment, rehabilitation, maintenance of function and clinical treatment.

day hos·pi·tal

(dā hospi-tăl)
Special facility or within a hospital setting, which enables the patient to come to the hospital for daily treatment and return home at night.
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The seller who put the controversial item on sale was Marjorie Chakravarti, a 72-year-old woman who used to work as senior sister at the Abraham Ormerod Day Hospital in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, UK.
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Tim Clover, CEO of Optegra Eye Hospitals, said: "The Aston University Day Hospital brings together cutting edge research and medical expertise, offering us an attractive combination at this stage in our development and expansion.
The services which were previously in the day hospital have already been relocated, meaning the two dedicated services could move in to the day hospital.
Dunston Hill Day Hospital in Gateshead has two wings, one which provides day care for people under the age of 65 who have dementia and the other wing cares for patients with complex palliative care needs.
Asylum to action; Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities, and beyond.
PATIENTS and users are being given the chance to have their say on plans to close a mental health day hospital in Nuneaton.
I negotiated a compromise, and began seven months at a day hospital there, visiting five days a week and undergoing drag and talking therapy.