eldercare

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eld·er·care

 (ĕl′dər-kâr′)
n.
Social and medical programs and facilities intended for the care and maintenance of the aged.

eldercare

(ˈɛldərˌkɛə)
n
US care of the elderly
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It marks the third health trust in less than a week to agree to end residential elderly care in a cull that has sparked fear and anger among those affected.
Summary: The coalition is announcing that elderly care bills are to be capped by the state.
Elderly care in transition -- management, meaning and identity at work: A Scandinavian perspective.
The opening of the newly refurbished Cedar Suite means the Cherry Tree Care Centre in Norton is now offering all elderly care services.
Salalah, Jan 3rd (ONA)--Directorate General of Health Services at Dhofar Governorate, represented by Elderly care department concluded a number of workshops on elderly care service, which is considered one of the newly-introduced services by the Health Ministry in the eighth five-year plan 2011-2015.
The two-day workshop aims at reviewing aspects of the elderly care services and their problems in the arab world and addressing the roles of the governmental, local and private sectors, as well as their work mechanisms in meeting needs of the elderly and catering their legal rights, besides the social planning and its role in promoting the level of the elderly services and integrating them within the society.
To meet the growing demand for elderly care, the government here will appropriate a four-year budget of NT$86.4 billion (US$2.88 billion) for the health-care and elderly-care sector.
Deval Patrick administration's FY12 state budget is a plan that would essentially eliminate Adult Day Health Care programs, a vital and growing segment of the community health care market that currently employs more than 2,500 people and contributes mightily to elderly care and treatment.
AN ELDERLY care ward is set to close at a Liverpool Hospital.
But workers said yesterday the loss of 24 beds was a concern, and a previous hospital boss claimed elderly care in Liverpool was "going back to the 1960s".
The Association of Directors of Social Work has raised concerns that Scotland will no longer be able to afford free elderly care because of cuts to public spending, and that services may have to be means tested as in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (NI).