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Term: residential care

Term details for 'residential care'

Care of people living in a care home or hostel who require 24-hour care.

Broader terms
social care
Narrower terms
admission to care, residential child care
Related terms
acute psychiatric care, care homes, cross-border placement, institutional abuse, institutionalisation, out-of-area placement, residential social workers, residents, sheltered housing, supported housing

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