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caretaking

 [kār´tāk-ing]
assuming responsibility for the physical or emotional needs of another who is incapable of self care. See also caregiver.
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"But based on the controlling law on this concept of community caretaking, she was correct that the evidence supported the plaintiffs' version that the entry was unlawful," said Tumposky, a Boston civil rights and criminal defense attorney.
(28) When using this formulation of the test, courts include past caretaking in evaluating the relationships factor.
Substantively, past caretaking is a reasonable proxy for the less determinate factors that are generally thought to be related to a child's best interests.
If parents were interested in participating in the study, they were asked to complete a demographic questionnaire (that included questions about caretaking for the child and grandparents' involvement) and consent to having their child's weight and height measured.
A new study in the Journal of Marriage and Family found that long-term caretaking duties puts further strain on adult parent-child relationships.Authors of the first international comparative study of its kind analyzed levels of affection and conflict among more than 2,600 parents and children in six developed nations.They found that certain nations have developed prevalent, acceptable ways of behaving towards their elders, but that long-term interdependence and heavy care-taking responsibility introduces a major challenge to the relationship.The authors identified key conditions that influence and inform levels of ambivalence, including affection, conflict, economic development, education, gender, number of siblings, residence situation, marital status, and cultural values.
We found a job caretaking a campground that had the potential of being a wonderful place to live.
In most studies, parental intelligence and HOME (Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment; a measure of caretaking and parental stimulation) are major predictors of child IQ.
And their industrial action - coupled with an ongoing strike by caretaking staff - will mean no lectures for more than 3,300 of the college's 20,000 students.
A further 25 new nonteaching staff have not had their checks back, which could cause problems with catering, cleaning, caretaking and other technical support.
Mr Tate impressed judges as much for the extra work he does for Collingwood Special School in Morpeth as for his caretaking.
The court held that the deputy sheriffs were justified in detaining the apparently intoxicated detainee under their community caretaking function, where a deputy came across the detainee walking along a rural roadway in winter without proper attire.
Women make up high proportions of refugee and internally displaced populations, and they suffer unique consequences of war and conflict because of gender-based violence, discrimination, and caretaking roles.