key worker


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key worker

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keyworker

n
1. (Professions) a social worker, mental health worker, or nursery nurse assigned to an individual case, patient, or child
2. (Professions) (in Britain) a worker in any of a number of public sector professions considered by the government to be essential to society, for example teachers, police officers, NHS health workers, etc
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"Importantly, a key aim of the contract is to ensure everyone in our community newly diagnosed at an early stage of dementia has an individual key worker from the onset of diagnosis, up to one calendar year and beyond, who they can turn to for information, advice and support.
A third said: "I can speak with any of the staff if I need to but I have a key worker and speak with them on a regular basis."
Homes costing less than four times a key worker's annual salary are deemed affordable by the Halifax, which did the study .
Average house prices have increased by 32 per cent between 2014 and 2019 - more than four times average key worker annual earnings growth of seven per cent.
Average house prices have risen 32 per cent compared to key worker average annual earnings growth of seven per cent.
APARTMENTS could be built on a former church hall to provide 'key worker' accommodation within walking distance of University Hospital Coventry.
The mixed-use development will see the construction of key worker and student accommodation for hospital staff working at the new PS450m Royal Hospital next door, as well as new homes for student nurses and doctors.
The money is to be used to refinance an established portfolio of student and key worker accommodation on the South Coast.
The team around the community project matches families and individuals with a key worker, whose role is to provide them with and co-ordinate effective support.
The standards, which have been developed by the cancer Services Coordinating Group in consultation with patients, include proposals to develop a key worker for individual patient diagnosed with cancer.