Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Definition:||A code representing settings for children services.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Centre-based—school
Centre-based—school, refers to child care or preschool services delivered on school grounds, using school facilities e.g. a building owned by the school.
CODE 2 Centre-based—other
Centre-based—other, refers to a purpose built building or buildings where a child care or preschool service is delivered and the primary function of the building is non-residential, e.g. a child care centre, dedicated preschool etc.
CODE 3 Home-based—child’s home
Home-based—child’s home, refers to a private residential dwelling where the child lives.
CODE 4 Home-based—other
Home-based—other, refers to a private residential dwelling where a child care or preschool service is delivered by someone other than the child’s parents, carers or guardians, e.g. a family day care caregiver’s house.
CODE 5 General community setting
General community setting, refers to child care or preschool services delivered at a general community infrastructure facility, e.g. a park, neighbourhood house, community hall, library etc.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Early childhood education and care service delivery setting code N
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, children's services code N