day centre

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day centre

A facility in the UK run by social services, a healthcare organisation or a voluntary organisation, which provides care, mental stimulation and activities for individuals who need support during the day, and which also provides respite for the individual’s carer(s).
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LAHORE -- Provincial Secretary for Women Development Bushra Imam has said that audit of day-care centres of different cities is under process and would be completed in next month.
Bushra said that the law about establishment of new day-care centres in various departments, has been refined and now institutes having less space could also apply for the day-care centres.
She did not answer reporters' questions whether any new money for day care would be given back to the public day-care centres or channelled into private day care.
VULNERABLE people who use day-care centres and get transport provided by social services in Warwickshire face large increases in charges.
One of the working women from media organization, Shaista Aqeel said, Making day-care centres mandatory in all public and private institutions would benefit the working women, facilitating them to carry on their jobs after marriage and children.
ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2011 (Frontier Star): Shortage of day-care centres in twin cities is causing immense inconvenience to working women and in some cases, they have no choice but to quit their jobs for the sake of care of children.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Women Development Hameeda Waheeduddin will inaugurate day-care centres at Degree College for Women Model Town at 10:30 am and Mayo Hospital at 12:00 noon on September 29 (Tuesday).
ISLAMABAD, June 03, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Shortage of public day-care centres in the federal capital continue to restrain women from working and utilizing their energies in the nation-building process.
ISLAMABAD, June 01, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The shortage of day-care centres in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad is causing immense inconvenience to workingwomen and in some cases, they have no choice but to quit their jobs for the sake of care of their children.