For a person to claim as caregiver, does the person that in need of care need to physically live with that person?

Caregiver drives person to all appointments, goes grocery shopping, cleans apartment, but they do not live together.  Can't since person make a claim as caregiver?  Is there some kind of form that needs to be filled out?

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The one claiming line 315 must be LIVING with the one who is being cared for and they must be RELATED. If not, then the one who is being cared for may claim other deductions such as medical expenses, disability supports. To correctly answer this question would require a deeper look into the situation.

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