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They will stay at the centre while homes are found with foster carers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But having to be the main carers can have a negative impact on physical and mental wellbeing. The Sun (2017)The carer can claim the national insurance credits regardless of whether the person needing care claims benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The same amount is paid regardless of the number of people that a carer looks after. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Social isolation is one of the biggest problems for young carers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is easier to know how sad and distressing this illness is for relatives and carers. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Their foster carers appeared incapable of exercising any control over them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She showed the manager the footage and five of the main carers in the film were suspended. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is bought by carers who claim back the cost. The Sun (2012)The public must have confidence in carers who look after the most vulnerable in society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The lack of thought given to his first foster carers caused further trauma. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They meet up with other young carers from around the country and do activities such as abseiling and gorge walking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She was a carer in an old people's home. The Sun (2013)The family gets disability and carer's allowance as a result. The Sun (2015)They both work part-time as carers for the elderly. The Sun (2014)It transpired he was her full-time carer. The Sun (2016)Maybe what they want is a home-grown carer for their old age. The Sun (2010)What about friends, relatives and carers? Times, Sunday Times (2015)For many people, their loved ones and carers, disability is a daily grind with no hope of recognition or glory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: carer NOUN
A carer is someone who takes care of a sick person or young children in their home.
We are looking for foster carers who can care for a child for a few days.
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