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Client—first care and protection order indicator, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termFirst order indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termFirst ever CPO flag
METeOR identifier:Help on this term314545
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a child, is currently, or has previously been, on a care and protection order, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Client—first care and protection order 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
ValueMeaning
1Yes – first instance of a care and protection order
2No – child has been on an order in this jurisdiction
3No – child has been on an order in another jurisdiction
8Not known

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1

Yes—if this is the first care and protection order the child has ever been on in his/her life.

CODE 2

No – child has been on an order in the past 5 years in this jurisdiction.

CODE 3

No – child has been on an order in the past 5 years in another jurisdiction

Collection methods:Help on this termWhere it is not possible to determine if a child has been on an order in another jurisdiction in the past 5 years, the child should be placed in category 1.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis applies to a child that has been the subject of a notifiication in that year.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term

Child Protection and Support Services National Minimum Data Set, Data Collection Manual, AIHW September 2005.

Reference documents:Help on this term

National Child Protection and Support Services data working group (NCPASS).

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Child—first care and protection order indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Child protection and support services (CPSS) - care and protection order episode NMDS (July 2007) Community Services (retired), Superseded 01/05/2008

Child protection and support services (CPSS) - care and protection order episode NMDS pilot (2008) Community Services (retired), Retired 06/02/2012

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