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ValueSet: LivingArrangement

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v3-LivingArrangement Version: 3.0.0
Active as of 2014-03-26 Responsible: Health Level Seven International Computable Name: LivingArrangement
Other Identifiers: urn:ietf:rfc:3986#Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)#urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.1.11.220

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A code depicting the living arrangements of a person


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)

This value set includes codes based on the following rules:



This value set contains 12 concepts.



  CShttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementcommunity shelter

Definition: A group living arrangement specifically for the care of those in need of temporary and crisis housing assistance. Examples include domestic violence shelters, shelters for displaced or homeless individuals, Salvation Army, Jesus House, etc. Community based services may be provided.

  Ghttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementGroup Home

Group Home

  Nhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementNursing Home

Nursing Home

  Xhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementExtended care facility

Extended care facility

  PRhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementprivate residence

Definition: A living arrangement within a private residence for single family.

  Hhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementIndependent Household

Independent Household

  Rhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementRetirement Community

Retirement Community

  SLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LivingArrangementsupported living

Definition: Assisted living in a single family residence for persons with physical, behavioral, or functional health, or socio-economic challenges. There may or may not be on-site supervision but the housing is designed to assist the client with developing independent living skills. Community based services may be provided.


Definition: Living arrangements lacking a permanent residence.





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Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
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Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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