Search
Descriptor English: Homes for the Aged
Descriptor Spanish: Hogares para Ancianos
Descriptor Portuguese: Instituição de Longa Permanência para Idosos
Descriptor French: Maisons de retraite médicalisées
Entry term(s): Home, Old Age
Homes, Old Age
Old Age Home
Old Age Homes
Tree number(s): J03.775.462
N02.278.825.462
VS3.002.010.004
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006707
Scope note: Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Annotation: nursing homes for the aged: coord IM with NURSING HOMES (IM); check also tag AGED
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 68; was OLD AGE HOMES 1963-67
Online Note: use HOMES FOR THE AGED to search OLD AGE HOMES 1966-67
History Note: 68; was OLD AGE HOMES 1963-67
Related: Aged Rights DeCS
Housing for the Elderly MeSH
DeCS ID: 6863
Unique ID: D006707
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Homes for the Aged - Preferred
Concept UI M0010507
Scope note Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.
Preferred term Homes for the Aged
Entry term(s) Home, Old Age
Homes, Old Age
Old Age Home
Old Age Homes



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey