— Glossary

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Non-legal words

“Care” (as distinct from “support” or “supervision”) includes:

  • Helping a physically disabled person to get out of bed, wash, dress, use a toilet or eat meals
  • Guiding and assisting a person with a learning disability as they go about tasks that would be relatively simple for a person without such a disability: buying food, preparing food etc
  • Carrying out tasks on behalf of a disabled person because they do not have the physical or mental capacity to do those things at all, not even with supervision: dealing with correspondence, arranging appointments etc