complex needs

complex needs

A general UK term for a patient with multifactorial needs, both medical (e.g., diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative) and social (e.g., housing, nutritional, interpersonal).
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She will be joined by four support officers, who will help vulnerable veterans and those with complex needs, acting as personal points of contact and working with other organisations to ensure veterans requiring support get the help needed.
A SCHOOL is to create a new woodland learning area to help young people with complex needs, thanks to a PS6,000 cash boost.
"Our recent report 'Sounds of Intent in the Early Years' revealed the significant impact that music has in "closing the developmental gap", especially for children with complex needs.
ST HELENS and Halton councils have joined forces in a bid to secure a new free school for children with complex needs.
The service is offering new training to specialist members of staff, known as 'complex needs officers', who work with vulnerable members of the community.
Adults with complex needs will be cared for in the four-bedroom bungalows.
Historically, like many other states, New Jersey relied on institutional care for children with such complex needs. However, it is generally accepted that children's social, psychological, emotional and developmental needs are best met at home.
Servicing small-business accounts with complex needs has been difficult for agents in the past.
PUBLIC toilets must be more accessible for thousands of people with complex needs, says an MP.
The complex needs pull stations, strobes and horns, and smoke alarms.
The move is expected to ease pressure at Heartlands although some patients with more complex needs will still undergo treatment there.