Shaw's Union Officers' and Local Boards of Health Manual for 1870

Shaw's Union Officers' and Local Boards of Health Manual for 1870

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...in detail, as they can scarcely be deemed precisely duties which the teachers could be compelled to perform. The precise line of duty is preseribed by the above regulations, and any other service rendered would be voluntary on the part of the officer. It must be borne in mind, however, that if the teachers are required to render menial services, or services derogatory to the character of a teacher of the young, their salaries will not be repaid to the guardians out of the parliamentary grant. IX.--NURSE. The nurse must be able to read written directions on medicines; and the following are the duties appertaining to the office: --No. 1. To attend upon the sick in the sick and lying-in wards, and to administer to them all medicines and medical applications, according to the directions of the medical officer. No. 2. To inform the medical officer of any defects which may be observed in the arrangements of the sick or lying-in ward. No, 3, To take care that a light is kept at night in the sick ward. X.--PORTER. The following are the duties of this officer: --No. 1. To keep the gate, and to prevent any person, not being' an officer of the workhouse, or of the union, an assistant poor law commissioner, or any person authorized by law, or by the commissioners, or guardians, from entering into, or going out of, the house, without the leave of the master or matron. No. 2. To keep a book in which he shall enter the name and business of every officer or other person who shall go into the workhouse, and the name of every officer or other person who shall go out thereof, together with time of such officer's or person's going in or out. No. 3. To receive all paupers who apply, or present themselves, for admission, and if tne master and matron be both...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868145
  • 9781236868145