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community care

n
1. (Social Welfare) help available to persons living in their own homes, rather than services provided in residential institutions
2. (Social Welfare) the policy of transferring responsibility for people in need from large, often isolated, state institutions to their relatives and local welfare agencies
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The authors conclude that there was no evidence that community care was cheaper than institutional care, which is particularly pertinent when some home care provision was extremely low and frequently the major cost element, that of carers, is not included.
Community Care Facilities for the Elderly Industry-Capital & Expenses Report" report to their offering.
Senator Maggie Hassan cosponsored a bipartisan bill, the Andrew White Veterans Community Care Opioid Safety Act, to strengthen opioid therapy safety and pain care through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, including through the VA Choice program.
The person must also be someone the council may provide or arrange community care services for.
The Holbrooks Community Care Association in Holbrook Lane, Holbrooks, sent out an SOS to businesses after its photocopier broke down.
A community care company with more than 18 years experience has won a contract with a North East council.
TORONTO -- The Ontario government has put a stop to any new requests for proposals while its appointee, Elinor Caplan, conducts an independent review of the competitive bidding process used by Community Care Access Centres.
Community care came under the spotlight yesterday after two former Mersey Care Trust patients were locked up for life in as many days.
Complaints about conversion of the home were outlined in a March 5 letter from Joyce Pearson, a Woodland Hills attorney, to the Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services, which regulates elder group homes.
Keith Thompson, chief children's services officer, and Gareth Williams, chief families and community care officer, are discussing arrangements for their future, staff have been told in a e-mail from chief executive Byron Davies.
Denis McDonald, the Vale's head of community care and health, said, "This is placing significant pressure upon families who may be asked to provide third-party payments under an agreement to meet the nursing homes fee requirement.
AHCA released a compilation of findings from neutral studies that concluded expansion of home and community care will not be offset by reductions in nursing home care.

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