key worker

(redirected from keyworker)
Also found in: Medical.

key worker

or

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
"My child's keyworker is great and I am confident that any concerns or ideas regarding their learning are listened to.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 20, 2018-Primary Health Properties Acquires UK Keyworker Accommodation Unit
Target: Keyworker accommodation unit next to Wansbeck General Hospital
If you miss a meeting, people know, and it's not your keyworker that phones you up, it's the bloke sat next to you at the last meeting or someone you were chatting with in the cafe last week."
The most recent keyworker Jo Leatherland has been in post now for 18 months and throughout that period, has worked with many Academy students and taken opportunities to present the good news of the Gospel wherever possible.
One impact of exposure to social pedagogues was that the keyworker role became more dynamic: [keyworkers now] 'are involved in working with, discussing with that young person what outcomes they need, what piece of work they need to do, what areas of their life they need to work on.
Our conversations and the reports written for the evaluation by the trainer and the keyworker show how the young people were very positive about participating and they were eager to learn.
Kawa Model assessment reporting template KAWA MODEL-BASED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY INITIAL ASSESSMENT REPORT NAME: NHI: WARD: Date of assessment: Date for re-assessment: Keyworker: The Kawa Model: The Kawa (Japanese for 'River') model uses the metaphor or image of a river, as it occurs in nature, as a symbolic representation of life.
On a home visit, the ACT keyworker noted that Mrs H had worsening extrapyramidal side-effects (rigidity and akathisia), and arranged for her to be seen by the ACT consultant psychiatrist.
* Information was also provided regarding finding out Name of Keyworker in PARIS system.