DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE

The type of LOCATION at which a PERSON died or the preferred LOCATION of death of the PATIENT, as stated by the PATIENT, Patient Proxy or Carer.

Description

The type of LOCATION  at which a PERSON died  or the preferred LOCATION of death of the PATIENT, as stated by the  PATIENT, Patient Proxy  or Carer.

Note that ORGANISATIONS may choose to collect the DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODE  codes at the high level (National Codes ending in "0") or at the more detailed level below each high-level code.

Note: National Codes 41 'Care Home Services with Nursing' and 42 'Care Home Services without Nursing' have been updated in Data Dictionary Change Notice 1897 "Care Homes". The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural DEATH LOCATION TYPE CODES