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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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