public care

public care

A generic term for the care provided in the UK by a local authority (local governmental body), referring in particular to children living with foster carers, in residential homes, detained or with their parents under a Care Order. Children in public care are also referred to as “looked after”.
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Once get a giant shaky on his legs, and the public care no more about him than they do for a dead cabbage stalk.
This Emperor hath no son, and now is old, Old and lascivious, and from Rome retired To Capreae, an island small but strong On the Campanian shore, with purpose there His horrid lusts in private to enjoy; Committing to a wicked favourite All public cares, and yet of him suspicious; Hated of all, and hating.
More Burden on Public Care Systems: Long queues in public funded homes or community homes may lead to a compromise in quality, service dissatisfaction, and lack of care.
Contract award: public care services for sites of the city of music and the philharmonic of paris.
And if reporters and the public care about that then we are not doing well," Chrysostomos said.
Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday defended the royal couple's choice of private treatment over public care offered by the National Health Service.
An independent review by the Institute of Public Care at Oxford Brookes University commissioned by the council found a range of problems including poor communication and staff-ing issues.
Muhstaq Ghani said that the cabinet gave the approval to establish Health Care Commission Act 20`14, adding that main aim of the commission was to improve the standards of treatment in public care hospitals and also to improve the health sector in the province.
Assistant Undersecretary for Primary Care and Public Care and the director of the security of entry points at the Ministry of Interior were also present.
The Commission has an evidence-gathering panel which includes Calderdale councillors, and an independent chairman, Prof Andrew Kerslake, an associate director of the Institute of Public Care and an emeritus professor at Oxford Brookes University.
INTIMIDATED In another case, a woman complained she felt intimidated by a leading consultant after she raised concerns about the treatment of her brother who died in public care.
Katy Burch, Principal Researcher, Institute of Public Care (IPC), Oxford Brookes University
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