Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
A code set representing methods of communication.
|Maximum character length:||1|
|Permissible values:||1||Spoken language|
|3||Other effective non-spoken communication (e.g. Canon Communicator, Compic)|
|Supplementary values:||9||Not stated/inadequately described|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODES 1, 2 and 3
The communication must be effective in that the person must be able to communicate more than just basic needs, to unfamiliar people, using this method.
This item is considered ‘not applicable’ to young children, i.e. children aged 0–4 years.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2006. Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement National Minimum Data Set (CSTDA NMDS): data guide. Canberra: AIHW.
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