shared care

noun

social welfare an arrangement between a welfare agency and a family with a dependent handicapped member, whereby the agency takes the handicapped person into a home for respite care or in emergencies

Nearby words

  1. share shop,
  2. share-milker,
  3. sharecrop,
  4. sharecropper,
  5. sharecropping,
  6. shared logic,
  7. shared ownership,
  8. shared resources,
  9. shared-appreciation mortgage,
  10. sharefarmer

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