Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person employed, especially by a local authority, to help in another’s home.
- They will pass on the techniques they learn to hundreds of social workers, district nurses and home helps who visit the elderly.
- These residents are not taking space at council-provided residential homes and rarely need, or ask for, home helps or social worker visits.
- Arrangements have to be made for the movement of home helps and district nurses.
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