Definitions for "rest home"
an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
A residence in which three or fewer persons, who can no longer live independently and/or need a family living situation, live with care and supervision being provided by persons who also reside on the premises. At the time of admission, the resident must be able to do all of the activities of daily living.
an old-fashioned term, not used much any longer, for a Long-Term Care Facility.