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Residential type homelessness code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term398900
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

A code set categorising residential arrangements that relate in particular to homelessness.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1House/townhouse/flat
2Caravan
3Tent
4Cabin
5Boat
6Improvised building/dwelling
7No dwelling/street/park/in the open
8Motor vehicle
9Boarding/rooming house
10Emergency accommodation
11Hotel/motel/bed and breakfast
12Hospital (excluding psychiatric)
13Psychiatric hospital/unit
14Disability support
15Rehabilitation
16Adult correctional facility
17Youth/juvenile justice correctional centre
18Boarding school/residential college
19Aged care facility
20Immigration detention centre
21Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1    House/townhouse/flat

Includes bedsits, flats attached to houses or shops etc.

CODE 7    No dwelling/street/park/in the open

Includes those people who are sleeping in public transport, e.g. riding on trains/buses etc. because they have no other option.

CODE 10   Emergency accommodation

Includes night shelter/women's refuge/youth shelter.

CODE 12   Hospital (excluding psychiatric)

Includes hospitals and other health care facilities but not specialised prison health facilities.

CODE 13   Psychiatric hospital/unit

Includes mental health units and forensic health units of corrective services systems.

CODE 14   Disability support

Includes all units whose primary role is disability support.

CODE 15   Rehabilitation facility

Includes facilities that cater for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Excludes rehabilitation in prisons and correctional facilities.

CODE 16   Adult correctional facility

Includes those facilities whose main role is to detain and rehabilitate adult prisoners.

CODE 17   Youth/juvenile justice correctional centre

Includes those facilities whose main role is to detain and rehabilitate youth or juveniles. Community custodial facilities are included in this category.

CODE 19   Aged care facility

Nursing home, aged care hostel or non-self contained accommodation for the aged.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Residential type code N[N] Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—residential type, homelessness code N[N] Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

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