Definition: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
general or unspecified; prefer specific caregiver as NURSES; PHYSICIANS; etc.; coordinate IM with specific field if pertinent (IM): Gǣthe teacher as caregiverGǥ
Other names Carer; Spouse Caregivers; Family Caregivers; Spouse Caregiver; Family Caregiver; Caregivers, Spouse; Caregivers, Family; Caregiver, Spouse; Caregiver, Family; Caregiver; Care Giver; Carers; Care Givers
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