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home help

noun (social welfare, in Britain and New Zealand)
a person who is paid to do domestic chores for persons unable to look after themselves adequately
Also called home care. such a service provided by a local authority social services department to those whom it judges most need it
Also called (NZ) home aid
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  • I try to help both ways, but the home help pays the bigger dividends.

    Evening Round Up William Crosbie Hunter

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