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SHRUGS

Scottish Health Resource Utilisation Groups. A UK acronym for groups of dependancy and care needs of older people in long-term wards. SHRUGs data is collected every 6 months by trained interviewers, and provides snapshots of the characteristics of residents in geriatric long-stay wards. SHRUGs define dependency in terms of feeding, lavatory use and physical movement. Care needs relate to need for special care, clinically complex treatment and behavioural difficulties. Supplementary information is collected on individual residents related to clinically complex conditions, incontinence, visual and hearing impairment and problems in communication.
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Moreover, what with the harsh, cold weather over the winter months, stylish occasionwear is not complete without a bolero or shrug to keep you looking hot.
This particular lady doesn't like talking about my wife and kids and shrugs if I mention my wife has a doctor's appointment or something.
The golden age of glamorous evening wear was the 30s and 40s, and women then knew that wraps, shrugs and exquisitely decorated bags all help ramp up the glam factor.
As always in childrenswear and particularly party wear, the trends mirror whatever is happening in big fashion and boleros and shrugs have successfully made their way into girlswear (which is where they originally started) to cover up those little arms when its chilly.
There are so many books covering crochet and knitting and that could be hard to see the need for yet another: a new book would have to incorporate a lot of appeal, from a zany cover to original patterns--and KNIT & CROCHET PONCHOS, WRAPS, CAPES & SHRUGS does just this.
Even under Saddam Hussein we had security but nowadays" she shrugs her eyebrows and waves her hand towards the window overlooking the road outside, "there is none.
The high street has lots of cheap and cheerful glitzy tops just waiting to be dressed up with spangly accessories and cuddly shrugs and capes
Sequinned shrugs and lace capes make great cover-ups, as do soft fur shrugs.
95) covers the body language of opponents, from subtle shrugs and sighs to shaky hands and eye contact.
Shrugs or boleros are an ideal accessory for day or night wear.
She shrugs his abuse off, thinking all dads must hit their kids when they need to be kept in line.
He shrugs all the time, even when the Angels announced he was replacing the released Kevin Appier in the rotation beginning Aug.