personal care


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personal care

n.
The occupation of attending to the physical needs of people who are disabled or otherwise unable to take care of themselves, including activities of daily living such as bathing and cooking.

personal care

n
(Medicine) help given to elderly or infirm people with essential everyday activities such as washing, dressing, and meals
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Noun1.personal care - care for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselvespersonal care - care for someone who is disabled or is otherwise unable to care for themselves; can including bathing and cooking and managing bodily functions
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
References in classic literature ?
The peeling of the former, and the selection of the latter, had been an operation of personal care.
Lined and hardened, as though by exposure and want of personal care, there was also a lack of sensibility, an almost animal callousness, on the coldly lit eyes and unflinching mouth, which readily suggested some terrible and recent experience--something potent enough to have dried up the human nature out of the man and left him soulless.
For example, in 1991, the department supported the World Institute on Disability to conduct a comprehensive Survey of Medicaid Personal Care Programs.
However, this "medicalization" of PAS occurs across provider types (Maryland's Medical Assistance Personal Care Program uses independent providers, but requires home visits by nurse case monitors every 60 days).
UK Consumer Satisfaction Index 2012 for personal care is based around individual retailers and provides a highly detailed, data-rich overview of a retailer's customers, drawing on a nationwide survey of 6,000 shoppers each year.
Full Research Report on Organic Personal Care Products Market with detailed figures and segmentation at: http://www.
Personal care ingredients are employed in the production of personal care products that are used by consumers on regular basis.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated at $8.
The Visiongain author of The Personal Care Packaging Market 2012-2022 report commented that "The European and North American markets are now very mature and saturated and the main way in which suppliers will seek to increase their sales and market share is through innovation.
This finding identifies an unmet need for personal care manufacturers.
The study is tracking costs of MS, including inpatient care, outpatient care, prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, personal care, personal assistance, medical equipment, adaptive equipment, retraining, home modifications, automobile modifications, and special transportation.
Other reports released around the same time by the Environmental Working Group (Skin Deep: A Safety Assessment of Ingredients in Personal Care Products) and Friends of the Earth (Shop Till You Drop?