Bed-blocker Definition

noun
Alternative form of bed blocker.
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(chiefly UK, idiomatic, derogatory, medicine, public policy) An elderly hospitalized person who is too infirm to return home but not sufficiently ill to necessitate continued hospitalization, creating a situation in which his or her hospital stay is prolonged while authorities or relatives search for a suitable placement amid the scarce resources of nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.

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Other Word Forms of Bed-blocker

Noun

Singular:
bed-blocker
Plural:
bed blockers

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