community care

community care
community care NOUN long-term care for mentally ill, elderly, and disabled people within the community rather than in hospitals or institutions.

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  • community care — An imprecise and much abused concept embracing a diverse set of policies for dependent persons particularly those chronically dependent by virtue of age, mental illness, or mental or physical handicap which involve, in some way or another,… …   Dictionary of sociology

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  • community care — com,munity care noun uncount MAINLY BRITISH help for people living in their homes who need help in taking care of themselves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • community care — UK / US noun [uncountable] help for people living in their homes who need help looking after themselves …   English dictionary

  • Queensland Community Care Network — Inc. (QCCN) is a charity organisation based in Queensland, Australia. QCCN was established in June 1990 to provide broad based community services directly to people requiring some level of community or home support. QCCN acknowledges that the… …   Wikipedia

  • National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 — The National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c 19) is a piece of legislation which governs health care and social care in the United Kingdom. It sets out how the National Health Service should assess and provide for patients based on… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornerstone Community Care — Cornerstone Community Care, more commonly known simply as Cornerstone, is a Scottish charity and social enterprise that provides support and care for adults and children with disabilities and other special needs. Since it was founded in Aberdeen… …   Wikipedia

  • Dutch Pioneer Community Care in Psychiatry —    (from 1945)    Although the Dutch Mental Hygiene Movement (Nederlandsche Vereeniging ter Bevordering der Geestelijke Volksgezondheid) had been founded in 1924, it remained an anemic organization with little influence. In August 1945, however,… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry