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- another term for care worker
- ‘The Irish Wheelchair Association is currently looking for community based care assistants in the Baltinglass area.’
- ‘Home helps are given basic training, but they are not nurses or care assistants.’
- ‘Tess has been a Care Assistant for just over a year now.’
- ‘The health authorities had also withdrawn funding to provide care assistants.’
- ‘She was found by a care assistant, her back against the side of the bed, with the strap around her neck.’
- ‘Only 14 per cent of IT workers are very happy in their job, compared to 40 per cent of care assistants.’
- ‘The former care assistant said the aerobics was having a positive effect on her attitude to the illness.’
- ‘Much of this material was handed out - and so implicitly endorsed - by care assistants, midwives, and health visitors.’
- ‘The morning of surgery, a trained patient care assistant clipped patients' hair in their rooms.’
- ‘The care assistants at the 150-bed hospital were let go without consultation with the union, whose members are now on a work-to-rule.’
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