Person (address)—address type, code A
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Address type|
|Synonymous names:||Address type|
|Data Element Concept:||Person (address)—address type|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||Multiple addresses may be recorded as required. This field can be a multiple occurring field, each address must have an Address Type.|
Health care establishments should always collect the Residential Address of a person who is a health care client when an occasion of service or admission is provided. In addition, the establishment may also need to record other addresses for the person including:
At least one address must be recorded (this may be an Unknown Address Type).
If more than one of the above categories applies to any one address, use that which is listed highest.
Record the overseas address as the 'residential Address' and record a 'temporary residential address' as their contact address in Australia.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Origin:||AS5017 Health Care Client Identification|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Address type, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.8 KB) No registration status
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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