Carer

A Carer is a PERSON who is either providing or intending to provide a substantial amount of unpaid care on a regular basis for someone who is disabled, ill or frail.

Description

A Carer  is a PERSON.

A Carer  is a PERSON  who is either providing or intending to provide a substantial amount of unpaid care on a regular basis for someone who is disabled, ill or frail.

A Carer is usually a family member, friend or neighbour and does not include Care Workers  (Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995.)

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 Carers

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element ACTIVITY LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Carer
Attribute ACTIVITY LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Carer
Supporting Information Activity Location Type Codes references in description Carer
Attribute CARE PLAN AGREED BY references in description Carer
Data Element CARE PLAN AGREED BY references in description Carer
Data Element CARER RESIDENT INDICATION CODE (NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET) references in description Carer
Attribute CARER RESIDENT INDICATION CODE FOR NATIONAL NEONATAL DATA SET references in description Carer
Data Element CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR references in description Carer
Attribute CARER SUPPORT INDICATOR references in description Carer
Data Element CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE references in description Carer
Attribute CRITICAL CARE ACTIVITY CODE references in description Carer
NHS Business Definition Carer references in description Carer
NHS Business Definition Child or Young Person's Mental Health Transition Plan references in description Carer
Attribute DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE references in description Carer
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (ACTUAL) references in description Carer
Data Element DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE (PREFERRED) references in description Carer
Attribute DISCHARGE PLAN AGREED BY references in description Carer
Data Element DISCHARGE PLAN AGREED BY references in description Carer
Data Element EARLIEST REASONABLE OFFER DATE references in description Carer
Data Element GROUP SESSION TYPE (COMMUNITY CARE) references in description Carer
Attribute GROUP SESSION TYPE FOR COMMUNITY CARE references in description Carer
NHS Business Definition Holistic Needs Assessment references in description Carer
NHS Business Definition Indirect Activity references in description Carer
Data Element LANGUAGE CODE (PREFERRED) references in description Carer
Data Set Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description Carer
Data Element PERSON ACCOMPANYING TRANSPORTED PATIENT references in description Carer
Attribute PERSON ACCOMPANYING TRANSPORTED PATIENT references in description Carer
Data Element PERSON RELATIONSHIP (MAIN CARER) references in description Carer
Data Set Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description Carer
Attribute RELATIONSHIP TO PERSON FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE references in description Carer
Attribute RELATIONSHIP TO PERSON FOR COMMUNITY references in description Carer
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Carer
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR COMMUNITY references in description Carer
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH references in description Carer
Data Element SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR MENTAL HEALTH references in description Carer
Data Element YOUNG CARER INDICATOR references in description Carer
Attribute YOUNG CARER INDICATOR references in description Carer