carer

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carer

(ˈkɛərə)
n
(Social Welfare) social welfare a person who has accepted responsibility for looking after a vulnerable neighbour or relative. Usual US and Canadian term: caregiver See also caretaker3
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carer

[ˈkɛərəʳ] N (professional) → cuidador(a) m/f (de atención domiciliaria); (relative, friend) persona que cuida de un incapacitado
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carer

[ˈkɛərər] n
(unpaid) (= relative) [invalid, old person] personne qui s'occupe d'un proche
to be the main carer of a child → avoir la garde d'un enfant
(paid) [child, invalid, old person] → aide mf à domicile
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carer

nim Sozialbereich Tätige(r) mf; the elderly and their carersSenioren und ihre Fürsorgenden
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Release date- 31072019 - The University of Strathclyde has become the first university in Scotland to be awarded 'Exemplary' status for its support of staff who are also carers.
UNPAID carers are seven times more likely to be lonely compared with the general public, new figures suggest.
Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford last week visited the Carers Centre at Stirling Enterprise Park for an update on their work.
A host of events have taken place across Renfrewshire to celebrate the amazing work of carers.
It has been estimated that the number of carers in the UK is set to rise from six million currently (or ten per cent of the population) to over nine million over the next 30 years.
Carers have been invited to celebrate their work while also suggesting how a north-east public garden can be improved.
THIS week is Carers Week 2019 and the theme is "Connecting Carers".
The spotlight will be on the people who give up their time look to after others as National Carers Week kicks off on Monday.
Dr Valerie Gant has donated all the funds raised by her book, Working with Family Carers, to be shared equally between the Carers Trust and Carers UK.
Family and other "informal" carers are central to people with dementia, as they often provide direct assistance and emotional support.
Carers will receive the first payments of the new Carer's Allowance Supplement from mid-September - and it will be back-dated to April.