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Informal carer—main carer indicator, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMain carer indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termMain carer flag
METeOR identifier:Help on this term496088
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether an informal carer is a main carer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Informal carer—main carer indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Don't know

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

A main carer is a carer who provides the most significant care and assistance related to a care recipient's capacity to remain living in their current environment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Disability services carer details cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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