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Person—formal community support access indicator (current), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFormal community support access status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270169
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termWhether a person is currently accessing a formal community support service or services, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—formal community support access indicator

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
1Currently accessing
2Currently not accessing
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not known/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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The person is currently accessing at least one paid community support service (i.e. meals on wheels, home help, in-home respite, service packages, district nursing services, etc).


The person is not currently accessing any paid community support service or services.


The person's current status with regards to accessing community support services is not known or inadequately described for more specific coding.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCardiovascular Data Working Group

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Formal community support access status, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.5 KB)

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Cardiovascular disease (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 15/02/2006

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Cardiovascular disease (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 17/10/2018

Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

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