Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Living arrangement start date|
The date on which a living arrangement organised by a service provider commenced, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
|Data Element Concept:||Service event—living arrangement start date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Valid date occurs on or before 31 August following the reference period.
For funded out-of-home care placements, the date must be preceding 'living arrangement end date'.
For other living arrangements, the date must be equal to or preceding 'living arrangement end date'.
When an estimate is required, all known fields should be entered (e.g. if year and month are known use 01MM/YYY; if the exact date is unknown but the reporting period to which it relates can be determined, use 0107YYY).
If the date is not known and can't be estimated, please record 01011900.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2013. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2012-13. Canberra: AIHW.
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See also Service event—living arrangement end date, DDMMYYYY
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