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2008-08-31 00:00:37

An new emergency card scheme aims to ensure nobody is put at risk if a carer is involved in an accident. The county council's adult social services department is launching the scheme on Tuesday. The card will contain all of the details of the person for whom the worker is currently caring. If the carer is involved in an accident, the emergency services will look for the card and contact the council. Adult social services staff will then arrange for support for the cared-for person,...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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