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Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, children's services code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termService delivery setting (children's services)
Synonymous names:Help on this termService setting (children's services)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term315173
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011
Community Services (retired), Retired 21/05/2010 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Definition:Help on this termThe type of setting in which children's service activities are provided or could be provided by a service provider as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—service delivery setting

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
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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:Help on this term

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.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThis data element is used, in conjunction with other data elements about service provision, to obtain a more detailed appraisal of service availability and how service are provided.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Children's Services NMDS Community Services (retired), Superseded 21/05/2010

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2010 Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011

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