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(in the UK) an arrangement between a welfare agency and the family of a mentally or physically ill person for the provision of respite care or emergency assistance.
- ‘When patients cannot be cured they and their general practitioner will have time to sort out benefits and develop a plan of shared care with the oncologist or palliative care specialists.’
- ‘Forcing children to participate in shared care will create enormous problems for the children in future years.’
- ‘A study of shared care of patients with moderately severe asthma also found that it was equally effective as hospital care and produced cost savings in secondary care without a significant increase in primary care workload.’
- ‘We do not prescribe subsequent obstetric care, which will be determined on an individual basis and may be led by specialists, general practitioners, or midwives, or by shared care.’
- ‘Where the parents arrange for care to be carried out by a childminder or nanny, then failures in this shared care can provide a basis for satisfying this step.’
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