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way

1. a route or direction
2. a means or line of passage, such as a path or track
3. a street in or leading out of a town
4. movement of a ship or other vessel
5. a right of way in law
6. a guide along which something can be moved, such as the surface of a lathe along which the tailstock slides
7. the wooden or metal tracks down which a ship slides to be launched
8. each way (of a bet) laid on a horse, dog, etc., to win or gain a place

way

A street, alley, or other thoroughfare or easement permanently established for the passage of persons or vehicles.
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Trust boards should scrutinise all complaints and evaluate what actions should be taken; a board member with responsibility for whistle-blowing should be accessible to staff; | trusts must publish an annual complaints report "in plain English" which should state what complaints have been made and what changes have taken place; | more information and support should be available on wards for patients, such as "who is who" and what time visiting and meals take place; | patients and communities should be involved in designing and monitoring the complaints system; | patients should be given ways of raising concerns and making comments, including by putting a pen and paper by the bedside and ensuring patients know who they should speak to.
Or was it because they were given ways to engage to help others?
She will be missed by her loved ones, for her loving given ways that made her so very special.