caseload


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case·load

 (kās′lōd′)
n.
The number of cases handled in a given period, as by an attorney or by a clinic or social services agency.

caseload

(ˈkeɪsləʊd)
n
1. (Law) the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period
2. (Social Welfare) the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period
3. (Medicine) the number of cases constituting the work of a doctor, solicitor, social worker, etc over a specified period

case′load`

or case′ load`,



n.
the number of cases handled by a court, agency, social worker, etc., over a stated period.
[1945–50]
Translations

caseload

[ˈkeɪsləʊd] n [doctor, social worker] → nombre m de dossiers
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In this sense, to fully explain the complex relationship between caseload and judicial performance it is necessary to consider some points.
Playing a political role to support the Labor Opposition rather than a constructive one to help vulnerable children, the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has misrepresented data to make alarming claims, such as 320 children supposedly being in excess of caseload.
At the same time our complex, and often less visible, caseload for domestic abuse, child abuse, modern day slavery and child sexual exploitation continues to grow.
Implementing caseload, continuity of care, midwifery models improves outcomes and has significant benefits for the woman and baby (National Health Service, 2014; Sandall, Devane, Soltani, Hatem, & Gates, 2010; Sandall, Soltani, Gates, Shennan, & Devane, 2013), and enhances women's and midwives' satisfaction (Collins, Fereday, Pincombe, Oster, & Turnbull, 2010; Ministry of Health, 2011).
Requiring physicians to choose between having a 15 percent OHP caseload or losing patients whose insurance actually pays the bills could complicate the task of recruiting the new physicians that Lane County needs.
A commissioner that will accept responsibility for those things that negatively impact DCF staff and those children and families we serve is needed, and a commissioner who validates the caseload impact publicly and within the agency as it relates to case practices,'' he said.
As of June 27, 1,100 new cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, had been reported in the previous two weeks, bringing the 2014 caseload to 4,558.
CASELOAD The Coalition has slashed local councils' budgets by more than a quarter, and police cutbacks mean fewer bobbies on the beat.
Today, Martinez said, "Our caseload is still high, and it is more complex, too.
An adjuster's caseload should pose a constructive challenge, causing a claims professional to stretch his or her capabilities without snapping.
Once the four new MeTC branches become operational later this month, they will help ease the caseload burden of the five original MeTC branches, according to Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez, who graced last week's event.