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community care

Saltos de línea: com|mu¦nity care
(also care in the community)

Definición de community care en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Long-term care for people who are mentally ill, elderly, or disabled which is provided within the community rather than in hospitals or institutions, especially as implemented in the UK under the National Health Service and Community Care Act of 1990.
Example sentences
  • He wants to see more emphasis given to the role of primary and community care, rather than over-reliance on hospitals.
  • Physiotherapists may work in hospitals, private practices or social services, for example, providing care in the community for elderly people.
  • They feel it would be better receiving in-patient care rather than community care because of the poor mental health they are experiencing.

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