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Nursing homes


Health care unit or organizational unit of the health care unit, in which the therapeutic entity conducts in-patient and 24-hour medical services in kind of other than hospital services. These services may rely in particular on providing 24-hour health care services which cover nursing and rehabilitation of patients who do not require hospitalization and providing them with pharmaceutical agents needed for continuation of a treatment, accommodation and food appropriate to their health condition and also conducting health education for patients and members of their families and preparation these patients for self-care.

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
Urząd Statystyczny w Krakowie
Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • Nursing home
    Description of the concept that applied to: 15.07.2016