National Standards for Out-of-Home Care (2016)
Identifying and definitional attributes
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The National Standards for Out-of-Home Care are a priority under the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020. The National Standards have been designed to drive improvements and deliver consistency in the quality of care, so that children and young people in out-of-home care have the same opportunities as their peers to reach their potential in life. There are 23 indicators under the National Standards, but not all indicators are currently reportable.
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See also National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020 (2016)
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National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 1.1–Stability, 2016
National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 1.2–Safety, 2016
National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 4.1–Case plans, 2016
Collection and usage attributes
Available trend data from 2009 onwards for reportable indicators are published on the AIHW website (AIHW 2016). The year listed above for each indicator (e.g. 2016) refers to the year of publication, not the year of data. As data sources vary across the indicators, so too does the data frequency (e.g. annual, biennial, four-yearly).
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2016. National framework for protecting Australia’s children. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 29 September 2016, http://www.aihw.gov.au/nfpac.
DSS (Department of Social Services) 2016. Protecting Australia's Children. Canberra: DSS. Viewed 29 September 2016, https://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/families-and-children/programs-services/protecting-australias-children.
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