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personal care

noun
1.
assistance in dressing, grooming, etc., provided to elderly, disabled, or other persons who are unable to care for themselves.
2.
the act or process of dressing or grooming oneself.
Related forms
personal-care, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for personal care

personal care

noun
1.
help given to elderly or infirm people with essential everyday activities such as washing, dressing, and meals
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personal care in Medicine

personal care per·son·al care (pûr'sə-nəl)
n.
The occupation of attending to the physical needs of people who are disabled or otherwise unable to take care of themselves, including tasks such as bathing, management of bodily functions, and cooking.

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