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20:17 Jun 28, 2004
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical: Health Care
Dutch term or phrase: verzorgende C
verzorgende C

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4 +1family carer
Kate Hudson
4caregiver or home caregiver
Mary McCusker



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family carer

Verzorgende C is de officiële functienaam voor het beroep dat in de praktijk ook wel gezinsverzorgende genoemd wordt. Als je als verzorgende C aan de slag gaat, verricht je voornamelijk verzorgende werkzaamheden, aangevuld met huishoudelijke werkzaamheden waarvoor je samen met de cliënt een planning maakt.
Alternative Titles: Home care worker Aged Carer, Disabled Carer, Family Carer, Home Support Worker

Alternative Titles: Aged Carer, Disabled Carer, Family Carer, Home Support Worker


Home care workers assist people unable to care for themselves and/or their families because of sickness, disability or old age.

Home care workers may perform the following tasks:

• undertake domestic duties such as vacuuming, cleaning, washing, cooking and shopping
• arrange social activities and shopping trips, and accompany people on outings
• provide companionship, friendship and emotional support.

Home care workers work in private homes and community establishments. They may be required to work evenings, weekends and public holidays and may be required to live-in.

Home care workers may specialise as an:

Attendant Care Worker who concentrates on providing personal care assistance to disabled people in the home or workplace. These duties may include bathing, lifting, moving, dressing, grooming, exercising or feeding people with disabilities.

Family Care Worker who provides support to family members when the main caregiver is unable to continue in the role without assistance.

    Reference: http://www.gobnet.nl/beroepen/b074cved.htm
    Reference: http://http:/jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au/text/jobdetails.c...
Kate Hudson
Local time: 14:21
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 36

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caregiver or home caregiver

I'm not sure whether you are interested in UK or US English translation, but carer is not really used in US English in preference to caregiver. I once saw the use of 'caretaker'in this context, but in US English that usually applies to someone taking care of a house/building/estate.

Mary McCusker
Local time: 08:21
Native speaker of: English
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