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Caregiver or personal assistant?
Posted July 8th, 2009 - 11:13 am by from Koblenz, Germany (Permalink)
Hi folks

I just stumpled over your group because I was catched by the word caregiver.

I'm a disabled man and thus I've some idea about care. I really don't like the term "care giver", since I don't want to be looked after/cared for. We (the people from the Independent Living Movement) prefer "personal assistants". It reflects that all impulse should come from the disabled person.

What do you think ?

Cheers

Chris

Posted August 3rd, 2011 - 1:21 am from Calgary, Canada
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