Care Worker

A Care Worker is employed to support and supervise vulnerable, infirm or disadvantaged people, or those under the care of the state.

Description

A Care Worker  is a PERSON.

A Care Worker  is employed to support and supervise vulnerable, infirm or disadvantaged people, or those under the care of the state. They can be volunteers who provide care as part of their work for the voluntary organisation or paid workers who are providing care by virtue of a contract of employment or any other contract.

Note: This NHS Business Definition is referenced by the approved Information Standard SCCI1580: Palliative Care Co-ordination: Core Content (Formerly End of Life Care).

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Care Workers

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Care Worker
Attribute CARE PROFESSIONAL STAFF GROUP FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Care Worker
Attribute CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR references in description Care Worker
NHS Business Definition Care Worker references in description Care Worker
NHS Business Definition Carer references in description Care Worker
NHS Business Definition Community Bed-based Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Worker
NHS Business Definition Home-based Intermediate Care Service references in description Care Worker
Attribute OTHER PERSON IN ATTENDANCE AT CARE CONTACT references in description Care Worker
Data Element OTHER PERSON IN ATTENDANCE AT CARE CONTACT references in description Care Worker