Definitions

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  • n. someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities.

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Examples

  • Dr Land, 78, who has been a carer himself, said: "When we first started the term carer was hardly known to professionals and certainly very few carers knew that they were carers.

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  • Well i hate to dissepoint u but his carer is over but still ..

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  • A woman's career progression is slowed when there is inadequate childcare provision, or when they are perceived to be the main carer of children.

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  • The EDP We Care Appeal's bid for £500 from the Big Lottery to pay for one holiday for one child carer is rejected for being “an unworthy cause”.

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  • The prospects of him being a long-term carer are too intangible to justify a delay in making a placement for E.

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  • I had to call a carer when I found her complaining of the cold because her sheets were wet.

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  • Unless your husband can prove without a doubt that you are a danger to your child he will not get custody, custody goes to the primary carer, which is you in a few years time as your child grows he will be able to stand a little more time away from you, by then you will be used to the new arrangments the fact is, you are divorcing and you need to accept that.

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  • She said the most important qualities needed to be a carer are a big heart, a love of children, lots of patience and good time management.

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  • 'A good care plan drawn up with the involvement of the person with dementia and their carer is the basis of good person-centred care.

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  • Kathy is a "carer", and indeed the notion of the "caring professions" represents precisely that elision of the institutional and the personal that generates the undertone of disturbance in so much of his work.

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  • The career carer called Carl carefully cared for Caren, the careless career car-caravaneer.

    November 24, 2009