Person—interpreter service required, yes/no code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Interpreter services required|
|Synonymous names:||Need for interpreter service|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/02/2006|
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/04/2021
Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2006
|Definition:||Whether an interpreter service is required by or for the person, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Person—interpreter service required|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Includes verbal language, non verbal language and languages other than English.
CODE 1 Yes
Use this code where interpreter services are required.
CODE 2 No
Use this code where interpreter services are not required.
Persons requiring interpreter services for any form of sign language should be coded as Interpreter required.
Do you [does the person] require an interpreter?
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Person—interpreter service required (community services), code N Community Services (retired), Superseded 01/05/2006
Supersedes Person—interpreter service required status (health), code N Health, Superseded 08/02/2006
Has been superseded by Person—interpreter service required, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Disability, Superseded 28/09/2016
See also Person—type of interpreter service required, code N Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS (July 2008) Community Services (retired), Superseded 11/11/2009
Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement NMDS - 1 July 2006 Community Services (retired), Superseded 14/12/2008
Disability services client details cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Disability Services NMDS 2009-10 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011
Disability Services NMDS 2010-11 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011
Disability Services NMDS 2011-12 Community Services (retired), Superseded 13/03/2013
Disability Services NMDS 2012-14 Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013
Disability Services NMDS 2014-15 Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016
Person related data elements (TDLU) cluster Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 18/05/2021