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Interpersonal carer relationship code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term680205
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Candidate 15/11/2021
Disability, Standard 15/12/2017
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing a carer's relationship to another person.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Wife/female partner
2Husband/male partner
3Mother
4Father
5Daughter
6Son
7Daughter-in-law
8Son-in-law
9Other female relative
10Other male relative
11Female friend/neighbour
12Male friend/neighbour
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This code set should always be used to record the relationship of the carer to the person for whom they care.

CODE 1   Wife/female partner

Includes married, de facto and same sex partners who are carers.

CODE 2   Husband/male partner

Includes married, de facto and same sex partners who are carers.

CODE 3   Mother

Includes foster parents.

CODE 4   Father

Includes foster parents.

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.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2016. Disability Services National Minimum Data Set: data guide, July 2016. Cat. no. DAT 4. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Carer relationship code N[N] Community Services (retired), Superseded 10/04/2013

Supersedes Interpersonal carer relationship code N[N] Disability, Superseded 15/12/2017, Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Informal carer—relationship to care recipient, interpersonal code N[N] Disability, Standard 15/12/2017

Person—informal carer relationship to care recipient, interpersonal carer relationship code N[N] Health, Candidate 15/11/2021

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