(1)In this Measure “carer” means an individual who provides or intends to provide a substantial amount of care on a regular basis for—
(a)a child who is disabled within the meaning of Part 3 of the Children Act 1989, or
(b)an individual aged 18 or over.
(2)But “carer” does not include an individual who provides or intends to provide that care—
(a)by virtue of a contract of employment or other contract with any person, or
(b)as a volunteer for any body (whether or not incorporated).
(3)In this Measure any reference, in relation to a carer, to “the person cared for” is a reference to the person for whom the carer provides the care or intends to provide the care.