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... Homes and Hospitals As primary healthcare bodies, nursing homes and hospitals are ubiquitous s in the US and in most parts of the world. These establishments have often been confused to be one and the same considering the similarities in the type of medical facilities offered and healthcare services rendered. Although both institutions are comprised of competent medical professionals rendering wide-range of services, they still differ in various aspects.
For instance, a nursing home, also known as convalescent home or long-term care facility, is generally described as a residence for people, particularly the elderly, and chronically ill, who require continuous medical care. Most nursing homes, t...