DEATH LOCATION TYPE

The type of LOCATION at which a PERSON died.

For the purposes of the Community Information Data Set this is either the LOCATION where the PATIENT expressed a preference to die, or where they actually died.

National Codes:

1Hospital
2NHS hospice / Specialist Palliative Care unit
3Voluntary hospice / Specialist Palliative Care unit
4PATIENT's own home
5Care Home 
6Other

DEATH LOCATION TYPE will be replaced by DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE, which should be used for all new and developing data sets and for XML messages.

 

This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
pluralDEATH LOCATION TYPES