Investigation outcome code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008|
|Definition:||A code set representing the outcome of an investigation.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Once an investigation is finalised an outcome is recorded in the system.
CODE 1 Investigation finalised
A finalised investigation is a notification received in a financial year which was investigated and the investigation was completed and an outcome of substantiated or not substantiated recorded by 31 August of the following financial year. Finalised investigations are broken down into 'Substantiated' and 'Not substantiated' categories.
CODE 2 Investigation in process
Where the investigation was ongoing at the end of a period.
CODE 3 Investigation not able to be commenced or completed
Where every effort has been made to investigate the concern, but was not possible.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Child protection notification investigation status code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Child protection notification—investigation outcome, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008