|Part of||Student (Student)|
|Description||This field records whether a Student is a carer.|
|Applicable to||Scotland Wales|
|Coverage||All Students at provider in Scotland where EntryProfile.PERMADDCOUNTRY = XH. All Students at providers in Wales.
Must not be returned for Students outside the stated coverage.
This data must be updated throughout a Student's Engagement where applicable.
The Carers Trust define a carer as: 'anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member, who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support'.
99 must be returned where the data is not known by the provider.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason required||To monitor the participation and retention of student carers at higher education providers in Scotland, to allow analysis in order to monitor fee and access plans in Wales in the context of commitments made by institutions to students with caring responsibilities.|
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