Carer household authorisation file cluster
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:
|Data Set Specification
Children and Families, Superseded 20/01/2021
|Data Element Cluster
The Carer household authorisation file cluster contains information about all carer households who were authorised to provide funded home–based out-of-home-care placements at any point during the reference period. Authorisation means the carer household has received the required approval to have a child placed with them. This includes carer households authorised to provide:
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:
Residential care and family group homes are not included in the scope of carers in the Carer household authorisation file.
Each change in Carer household authorisation/registration status will be a new line in the file, delineated by an authorisation start and end date. Renewal of an existing authorisation as part of a standard ongoing review process or a change from provisional to full authorisation are not deemed to be a change in authorisation status and should not be recorded on a new line. The original authorisation start date should be retained.
|Implementation start date:
|Implementation end date:
Data are extracted as at 31 August. The 2016-17 reporting period is the main collection period. Data for 2015-16 are also collected to allow specific calculations to be undertaken.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2017. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2016-17. Canberra: AIHW.
|Related metadata references:
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
Child protection NMDS 2016-17
Children and Families, Superseded 21/01/2021
Implementation start date: 01/07/2015
Implementation end date: 30/06/2017