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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COICOP code 12.4.0

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 12 - Miscellaneous goods and services
  • Group: 12.4 - Social protection
  • Class: 12.4.0 - Social protection (S)

Explanatory note

Such services include residential care, home help, day care and rehabilitation. More specifically, this class covers payments by households for:
- Retirement homes for elderly persons, residences for disabled persons, rehabilitation centres providing long-term support for patients rather than health care and rehabilitative therapy, schools for disabled persons where the main aim is to help students overcome their disability;
- help to maintain elderly and disabled persons at home (home-cleaning services, meal programmes, day-care centres, day-care services and holiday-care services);
- wet-nurses, crèches, play schools and other child-minding facilities;
- counselling, guidance, arbitration, fostering and adoption services for families.

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