impaired health care provider

(redirected from Impaired Health Care Worker)
A physician or health care worker whose ability to function in his usual role has been reduced or otherwise compromised by various internal—e.g., mental or physical illness—or external—e.g., major life event—forces

impaired health care provider

A physician or health care worker whose ability to function in his usual role has been reduced or otherwise compromised by various internal and external forces. See Impairment. Cf 'Handicapped' health care provider, 'Incapacitated' health care provider.
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The Ministry of Health funds treatment for impaired health care workers, but some areas with high needs are having trouble getting appropriate treatment.