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terminal care

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 35 words.

Medical and supportive social and psychological care at the end of life. It differs from palliative care in that the

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home care

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 71 words.

Syn: domiciliary care. The medical, nursing, or other health-related care of ill, infirm, or disabled persons in their own

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child care

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 177 words.

Used in two senses: the care provided for children by a parent or other *care-taker, or services provided

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residential care

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 104 words.

Accommodation that provides in‐house support for personal and social care for any groups of *service users. Residential care

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child care

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 171 words.

1. The care provided for children by a parent or other *care-giver.

2. Services provided by the *

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care trust

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 23 words.

an organization similar to a *primary care trust but with additional responsibilities for social care services in partnership with

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care assistant

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 34 words.

a person who helps with the general care of a patient, usually assisting a nurse or social worker with care

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secondary care

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 72 words.

health care provided by hospital clinicians for patients whose *primary care was provided by the *general practitioner or

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community care

Luke Clements.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 265 words.

Community care law is concerned with rights of disabled, elderly, ill, and otherwise vulnerable people to social care support services.

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Pharmaceutical care

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 2938 words.

The concept of pharmaceutical care 244

Core elements of pharmaceutical care 245

Medication problem checklist 246

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care assistant

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A person who helps with the general care of a patient, usually assisting a nurse or social worker with care of the vulnerable elderly in the community. Care assistants include home helps.

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residential care

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

This term can mean either home (i.e., domiciliary) care or care in a specialized residential setting, such as a long-stay care institution or a hospice. Because of its ambiguity, the term...

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care assistant

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 34 words.

a person who helps with the general care of a patient, usually assisting a nurse or social worker with care of the vulnerable elderly in the community. Care assistants include home helps....

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care-giver/care-taker

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 34 words.

Anyone who is the main *carer of a child, whether a parent or not. However, sometimes (confusingly) used to

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Class, care and caring

Christina Victor.

in Social class in later life

July 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing. 6200 words.

Older people experience a range of age-related conditions such as arthritis, respiratory disease, circulatory disease, and mental health problems such as depression and dementia. The...

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care trust

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

An organization similar to a primary care trust but with additional responsibilities for social care services in partnership with local authorities.

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residential care

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 36 words.

This term can mean either home (i.e., domiciliary) care or care in a specialized residential setting, such as a long-stay

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custodial care

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 85 words.

Patient care provided in a secure institution; i.e., with restricted right of egress. This is used mainly to care for

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residential care

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 36 words.

This term can mean either home (i.e., domiciliary) care or care in a specialized residential setting, such as a long-stay

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custodial care

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 84 words.

Patient care provided in a secure institution, i.e., with restricted right of egress. This is used mainly to care for

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