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Noun: carer  keh-ru(r)
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: caregiver)
  1. A person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult
    - caregiver [N. Amer]
  2. A person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
    - health professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care provider, caregiver [N. Amer]

Derived forms: carers

Type of: adult, grownup, professional, professional person

Part of: health profession

Encyclopedia: Carer