Client type

Definition:​ This variable records the type of clients of the communal establishment. Respondents are asked to tick all boxes that apply.

It is not used in standard output and is currently held as a compound field consisting of 0s or 1s indicating which of the sixteen tick boxes (fifteen in Scotland) have been ticked.

Applicability: All occupied communal establishments, UK

Classification:

The positional values of the compound field are:

01

Physical disability

02

Learning disability

03

Mental health problems

04

Convalescent or post-operative care

05

Drug/alcohol problems

06

Terminal illness/Respite care

07

Chronic illness care

08

Acute illness care

09

Elderly

10

Students

11

Prisoners/Offenders

12

Nurses

13

Armed forces personnel

14

Homeless

15

Other

16

No usual residents (not Scotland)

Output:

This variable records the type of clients of the communal establishment. Respondents are asked to tick all boxes that apply.

It is not used in standard output and is currently held as a compound field consisting of 0s or 1s indicating which of the sixteen tick boxes (fifteen in Scotland) have been ticked.