Care Worker

A Care Worker is a PERSON.

A Care Worker is employed to support and supervise vulnerable, infirm or disadvantaged people, or those under the care of the state. They can be volunteers who provide care as part of their work for the voluntary organisation or paid workers who are providing care by virtue of a contract of employment or any other contract.

Note: This NHS Business Definition is referenced by the approved Information Standard SCCI1580: Palliative Care Co-ordination: Core Content (Formerly End of Life Care).


This supporting information is also known by these names:
pluralCare Workers