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Person—activity and participation life area

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term324435
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006
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The life area in which a person may participate or undertake activities.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Person
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A human being.

Collection and usage attributes

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Activity and participation life area
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Life areas in which individuals may participate or undertake activities.

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Person—activity and participation life area, code (ICF 2001) AN[NNN] Health, Standard 29/11/2006
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 16/10/2006

Person—activity and participation life area, disability code N Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013

Person—activity and participation life area, disability code N Disability, Standard 29/02/2016

Person—activity and participation life area, disability flag code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013

Person—activity and participation life area, disability flag homelessness code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Person—activity and participation life area, disability flag homelessness code N Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

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