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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District Judge Janis Jack of Corpus Christi to order CPS to take steps such as hiring more qualified caseworkers and setting lower caseload limits.
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.
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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.
But a report being considered by Middlesbrough Council's Executive says that if the recommendations of the Laming Inquiry - the inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie - were strictly applied an additional 51 extra experienced social workers would be required to ensure staff had a manageable caseload.
NORTHERN firm Hudgell Solicitors has acquired a large caseload from Solihull-based Forum Law Ltd in a pounds 1 million plus deal.
views of like union Newly-qualified staff have between 29 and 35 cases and one social worker, who has only been qualified for a year, has a caseload of 39, according to the minutes.