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Document ID (ISN)110322
CIS number 09-1282
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G., Gayet C., Fellmann A., Ravallec C., Vaudoux D.
Title Personal care services - Caring for one's self as one would for others
Original title Services Ó la personne - Veiller sur soi comme sur les autres [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2010, No.702, p.18-33. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access 09-1282.pdf [in English]$file/TS702page18.pdf?openelement [in French]
Abstract Personal care services such as the care of elderly persons or children employ over two million workers in France. This special feature on personal care services addresses the following topics: variety of jobs and occupational hazards; high level of accidents; training of personnel; care services in rural settings; the experience of Quebec; care of children; ergotherapy.
Descriptors (primary) France; social workers; women; health care personnel; risk factors; day-care centres
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; Quebec; legal aspects; manual lifting; safety and health training; ergonomics; manual handling; physiotherapy; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Health care services