dependant care

Definition

Provision of care for those who are young, ill, elderly or less able, or deprived of abilities to care for themselves, and who are dependent on the care provided by another person.

See also: childcare; family care

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Source(s)

European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1077