Downton becomes a convalescent home during the war, bringing in a number of new struggles for the family and the staff.
Resting fighters can be found holed up in apartments, and wounded ones fill hospitals and a growing number of convalescent homes.
“convalescent blood transfusions and plasma transfusions may help people who are sick survive the infection,” he says.
convalescent con·va·les·cent (kŏn'və-lěs'ənt)
Relating to convalescence. n.
A person who is recovering from an illness, an injury, or a surgical operation.