Interpersonal carer relationship code N[N]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Definition:||A code set representing a carer's relationship to another person.|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
This code set should always be used to record the relationship of the carer to the person for whom they care.
When answering this question the person is asked to complete the sentence, 'The carer is the person's ...'
CODES 1 and 2 Male/Female partner
Include defacto and same sex partnerships.
CODES 3 and 4 Mother/Father
Includes foster parents.
CODE 88 Other relationship
Includes other non-relative relationship, such as pastor or teacher.
CODE 99 Not stated/inadequately described
This code should only be recorded where the carer has not been identified. This code is not for use in primary data collections.
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Informal carer—relationship to care recipient, interpersonal code N[N]
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