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HOUSEKEEPER SERVICE [1 record]

Record 1 2005-12-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Social Services and Social Work
DEF

... the care of one or more children, shopping and preparation of meals, light housework and laundry duties, assistance with personal care and routine activities of daily living and simple bedside care under medical supervision (excluding nursing services).

OBS

domestic service: This type of service is one of the services provided under homemaker services which offer more than just "domestic" services. Home help applies mainly to older people but is not restricted to them. In Europe, the term "homehelp service" is sometimes used in a broader sense and as such corresponds to our "homemaker service".

OBS

homemaking service: [It] may include cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, shopping, banking, and transportation.

OBS

homemaking service: A component of home care services.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Services sociaux et travail social
CONT

Service d'aide et d'entretien ménager. C'est d'une aide à temps partiel que les vieilles gens ont le plus besoin. Un effectif compétent et expérimenté, une ou deux fois la semaine, voit aux tâches ménagères ordinaires et à l'entretien du foyer.

OBS

Équivalent adopté par le Comité de normalisation de la terminologie des services sociaux.

Key term(s)
  • services d'auxiliaires familiales

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Servicios sociales y trabajo social
CONT

Atención domiciliaria. Llamado también Programa de Ayuda a Domicilio, tiene como finalidad favorecer la permanencia de la persona mayor en su domicilio habitual, mediante la prestación de servicios domésticos y personales [...] El apoyo a "estar en casa" contempla varias categorías de ayuda: limpieza del hogar, compra, aseo personal, distribución de comidas y ayuda para comer, terapia ocupacional, compañía, paseo, etc.

CONT

Servicios de atención al hogar (mantenimiento del entorno de la persona, compras, cuidado de la ropa, detección de situaciones de riesgo en la vivienda ...).

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