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Person—service activity type, (requested) code (NCCS v2.0) ANN{.N{.NN}}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termService activity type requested
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270406
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this term

The type(s) of assistance that a person or persons requests from a community service agency, as represented by a code.

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Service planning:

Useful in the analysis of unmet demand where a person asks for assistance but it is not provided. This information can be used by agencies to plan appropriate services for their target group, and by funding departments to help them make better decisions about services.

Data Element Concept:Person—service activity type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:National Classifications of Community Services version 2.0
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termANN{.N{.NN}}
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2003. National classifications of community services, Version 2.0. AIHW Cat. no. HWI 40. Canberra: AIHW.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

A person or persons may request more than one type of assistance on a single occasion.

Categories used in individual community services data collections should be mappable to the service activities classification in the National Classifications of Community Services, version 2.0 (NCCS v2.0). Service activities should be collected according to the lower level of coding in the NCCS v2.0.

To meet program or service specific needs, the categories used in individual data collections may be more detailed than those in the service activities classification but they should always be mappable to categories in this classification.

Collection methods:Help on this termThis metadata item can be collected for the main service activity type requested or all types.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Service activity type requested, version 2, DE, NCSDD, NCSIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.3 KB)

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