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Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—client type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termClient type (alcohol and other drug treatment services)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270083
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The status of a person in terms of whether the treatment episode concerns their own alcohol and/or other drug use or that of another person, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—client type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Own alcohol or other drug use
2Other's alcohol or other drug use

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1     Own alcohol or other drug use

Use this code for a client who receives treatment or assistance concerning their own alcohol and/or other drug use.

Use this code where a client is receiving treatment or assistance for both their own alcohol and/or other drug use and the alcohol and/or other drug use of another person.

CODE 2     Other's alcohol or other drug use

Use this code for a client who receives support and/or assistance in relation to the alcohol and/or other drug use of another person.

Collection methods:Help on this term

To be collected on commencement of a treatment episode with a service.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Where Code 2 Other's alcohol or other drug use is reported, do not collect the following data elements:

Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—drug of concern (principal), code (ASCDC 2000 extended) NNNN;

Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—drug of concern (other), code (ASCDC 2000 extended) NNNN;

Client—injecting drug use status, code N; and

Client—method of drug use (principal drug of concern), code N.

Comments:Help on this term

Required to differentiate between clients according to whether the treatment episode concerns their own alcohol and/or other drug use or that of another person to provide a basis for description of the people accessing alcohol and other drug treatment services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs National Minimum Data Set Working Group

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Client type - alcohol and other drug treatment services, version 3, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.5 KB)

Has been superseded by Episode of treatment for alcohol and other drugs—client type, code N Health, Standardisation pending 21/09/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS Health, Superseded 21/03/2006

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2008-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 24/12/2010

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2015-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2019–20 Health, Superseded 20/02/2020

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 20/02/2020

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