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need (doing)

Requiring to be completed or acted upon. I'm finished with my work for the day, if there's anything else you need doing. That grass needs cutting when you have a chance.
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need (to be)

done Go to need doing.
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Specific areas needing research include the role and impact of family, cultural/ethnic/racial, and cohort variables on the rehabilitation of the older person.
A few years ago, my company helped a delightful, "80-something" woman who was healthy, alert and self-sufficient except for needing a little extra assistance because of her deteriorating eyesight.
For example, an individual may begin needing the support of an enclave with fun-time supervision.
These matters can be as diverse as needing grief counseling or needing to hear that bouts of incontinence, which can occur after a urinary tract infection associated with catheterization, are usually temporary, so "don't panic or be embarrassed.