Residential care

(social welfare) the provision by a welfare agency of a home with social-work supervision for people who need more than just housing accommodation, such as children in care or mentally handicapped adults


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    noun 1. (in Canada) a boarding school maintained by the Canadian government for Indian and Inuit children from sparsely populated settlements

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    [rez-i-den-shee-er-ee, -shuh-ree] /ˌrɛz ɪˈdɛn ʃiˌɛr i, -ʃə ri/ adjective 1. residing; resident. 2. involving or under obligation to be in official residence. noun, plural residentiaries. 3. a resident. 4. an ecclesiastic bound to official residence. residentiary /ˌrɛzɪˈdɛnʃərɪ/ adjective 1. residing in a place, esp officially; resident 2. subject to an obligation to reside in an […]

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