Children's service delivery setting code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:315171
Registration status:Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 15/09/2007
Definition:A code representing settings for children services.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Centre-based—school
2Centre-based—other
3Home-based—child’s home
4Home-based—other
5General community setting

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Centre-based—school

Centre-based—school, refers to child care or preschool services delivered on school grounds, using school facilities e.g. a building owned by the school.

CODE 2 Centre-based—other

Centre-based—other, refers to a purpose built building or buildings where a child care or preschool service is delivered and the primary function of the building is non-residential, e.g. a child care centre, dedicated preschool etc.

CODE 3 Home-based—child’s home

Home-based—child’s home, refers to a private residential dwelling where the child lives.

CODE 4 Home-based—other

Home-based—other, refers to a private residential dwelling where a child care or preschool service is delivered by someone other than the child’s parents, carers or guardians, e.g. a family day care caregiver’s house.

CODE 5 General community setting

General community setting, refers to child care or preschool services delivered at a general community infrastructure facility, e.g. a park, neighbourhood house, community hall, library etc.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Early childhood education and care service delivery setting code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, children's services code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
Community Services (retired), Retired 21/05/2010