Definition: Assistance in carrying out daily tasks (Old Age function)
Practical help provided to old people to assist them with daily tasks. Home help is included in this category, as well as the payment of an allowance to the person who looks after an elderly person.
This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual.
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011