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Out-of-home care flag code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term331676
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008
Definition:Help on this termA codeset representing whether a person has been, or is in, out-of-home care.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Yes - currently in out-of-home care
2Yes - past history in out-of-home care
3No - the child is not currently, or previously been, in out-of-home care
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4Not stated

Collection and usage attributes

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This data item should be recorded for all children who were the subject of a contact during the year.

CODE 1 Yes - Currently in out-of-home care.

The child is in a current out-of-home care placement that is being paid for by the community services department.

CODE 2 Yes - Past history of placement in out-of-home care.

If the child has had a previous placement in out-of-home care in any jurisdiction in the past five years.


The child is not currently, or has not previously, been in state/territory funded or provided out-of-home care.

Collection methods:Help on this termThis should be recorded at the time of the contact assessment decision.

Relational attributes

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Child protection notification—out-of-home care flag, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

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