Caregivers

Scope Notes: Non-professionals, often family members, who assist a person with an illness or disability;also, those who attend to a child or dependent adult. For professional caregivers, such as doctors, therapists, nurses, etc., use the appropriate professional term
ICF I:
  • e3 SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS
ICF III:
  • e310 Immediate family
  • e315 Extended family
  • e320 Friends
  • e325 Acquaintances, peers, colleagues, neighbours and community members
  • e355 Health professionals
  • e360 Other professionals
  • e340 Personal care providers and personal assistants
Changes:
Added to thesaurus 8/98, Added 'Word' text, 5/3/99
Search REHABDATA for Caregivers. Opens in a new window. Includes international research (formerly CIRRIE).