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Synonyms for convalescent

Synonyms for convalescent

a person who is recovering from illness

returning to health after illness or debility


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The original building became known as the John Braddock Convalescent Home in 1954.
Jim Lamb, who lives in Newcastle, reckons that the last convalescents used the hotel in the early 1980s.
The Northern Police Convalescent Home is run by a charitable organisation using money partially donated by police officers.
Staff and convalescents at a hospital for wounded soldiers in Woolton.
On Monday, Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) issued a statement clarifying that the proposed 200-room hotel behind the Convalescent Bungalow was a 'previous concept proposal' that will be reviewed thoroughly.
Re-enactments involving cast members dressed as soldiers on the front line, or nurses working in convalescent homes, or collecting food to send out to the troops.
THE owner of a former convalescent home damaged in a huge fire on Sunday night says he will continue with plans to develop the site following the blaze.
Miguel Ceuvas, LVN, at Windsor Convalescent Center of Long Beach
In November, 1918, Leeswood Hall was being used as a military convalescent hospital.
Additionally, serum samples were collected from 50 patients, each of whom, one sample was taken from at the acute and another at the convalescent phase of the disease.
He previously served as medical director at Mitchell Convalescent Center in Thomasville, Georgia, and before that as chief of staff at Mitchell County Hospital, which was recognized at the time by Georgia Trend magazine as its top critical access hospital in southwest Georgia.
But look here, I'll send you this evening for a three weeks' rest to a convalescent camp which will do you the world of good." I started to explain to him what the Brigade doctor had told me, but he would not listen.
Mr Enstone, who spent 34 years working in the ambulance service, said: "We offer debt counselling, rehabilitation, disability aids, convalescent breaks, a bereavement service, and financial grants to people in real hardship.
The Victorians initiated a massive hospital and convalescent home building programme often supported by wealthy benefactors.