care attendant

care attendant

n
(Social Welfare) social welfare (in Britain) a person who is paid to look after one or more severely handicapped people by visiting them frequently and staying when needed, but who does not live in
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The articles attributing high turnover in the state attorney and public defender offices due to low pay and on attorney Aaron Bates being forced to be homebound with muscular dystrophy due to the lack of funds for a personal care attendant are interesting when read together.
I can relax and enjoy the time because Alan gets on well with our care attendant and I know he is in safe hands.''
The group wondered if each person would benefit if they pooled their financial resources and shared the services of a personal care attendant. They formed a cooperative--the Greater Independence & Mobility Project (GIMP).
Cousin and her son, Rashad Cousin, 31, of Springfield, used family names to falsely bill MassHealth, the state's Medicaid program agency, for more than $95,000 in personal care attendant services that were not provided.
Aaron Bates, the young lawyer with muscular dystrophy who needs a personal care attendant in order to accept a job, finally got both.
Mr Harris's nominated presidential charity, the Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme, which is based in Leamington, received more than pounds 2,000.
Attorney General Martha Coakley alleges that the mother and son used family names to falsely bill MassHealth, the state's Medicaid program, for more than $96,000 in personal care attendant services that were never provided and then used the proceeds for their own benefit.
On an economic level, Dietz said, it is much less expensive to provide a personal care attendant "than to pay all the benefits of a nonproductive, unemployed person with significant health needs.
Members of the Warwick service club collected the cash at a number of events during the past 12 months for the Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme, which was the chosen presidential good cause.
She told me several hours later that KLM refused to take me on their flight unless I had a personal care attendant. They said their flight attendants do not have it in their contract to `assist the handicapped.'
He then served as a personal care attendant for the remainder of his career.
Bates has the brains and skills be a practicing lawyer, and Fifth Judicial Circuit State Attorney Brad King even hired him for a job in the juvenile division, But he can't get dressed for work without a personal care attendant. Disability benefits to pay for those services stopped once his education was complete.