CUSTODIAL CARE

1. care provided to a person with extensive cognitive or physical handicap that consists of assisted living each day, but usually not cognitive health services. 2. restriction in facilities like jails and military prisons that limit a person's freedom under the regulation of legislation and that safeguard and keep vigil over the person or other people from the person's aggressive or brutal behavior or potential.

CUSTODIAL CARE: "The children were placed in the custodial care of their grandparents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CUSTODIAL CARE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/custodial-care/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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