Disability (Child protection)
Identifying and definitional attributes
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Disability is the umbrella term for any or all of: an impairment of body structure or function, a limitation in activities, or a restriction in participation.
Disability is a multidimensional concept, and is considered as an interaction between health conditions and environment and personal factors. It refers to a limitation, restriction or impairment which has lasted, or is likely to last for at least six months and restricts every day activities.
Collection and usage attributes
This definition of disability applies within the Child protection national minimum data set. For more information, see the Glossary Item Disability.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2021. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2020-21. Canberra: AIHW.
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See also Disability
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