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Term: carers

Term details for 'carers'

People who provide unpaid care and support to relatives, neighbours and friends. For discussions of informal care use "informal care".

Broader terms
agents of social care, people
Narrower terms
foster carers, young carers
Related terms
care workers, carers allowance, carers assessment, informal care, short break care, support groups

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