Crossroads care attendant scheme

Crossroads care attendant scheme

n
(Social Welfare) social welfare (in Britain) a service providing paid attendants for disabled people who need continuous supervision
[so named because the idea arose out of criticism of the plight of a disabled character in the TV serial Crossroads]
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Victor Keene, deputy provisional grandmaster for Warwickshire, handed over cheques for pounds 250 to both Safeline, a Warwick-based telephone advice service, and the Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme, at Warwick during the open day at Alderson House, on the corner of High Street and Back Lane.
Mrs Sheila Gilmour, for charitable services to the Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme.
The Asian Resource Centre in Villa Road will develop an advice and information service for the city's ethnic community, with funds being used to take on a welfare rights and appeals worker, while the West Birmingham Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme will help carers looking after the elderly and infirm.