Crossroads care attendant scheme
social welfare (in Britain) a service providing paid attendants for disabled people who need continuous supervision
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Word Origin for Crossroads care attendant scheme
so named because the idea arose out of criticism of the plight of a disabled character in the TV serial Crossroads
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