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Address—purpose of address, code AA[A]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPurpose of address
Synonymous names:Help on this termAddress usage code; Address purpose code
METeOR identifier:Help on this term428932
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe role or use of the address in relation to a person, as represented by a code
Data Element Concept:Address—purpose of address

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAA[A]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
PRPrimary property address
SECSecondary property address
RESResidential address
TEMTemporary accommodation
BUSBusiness address
OVSAddress when overseas
DELDelivery address
POSPostal/correspondence address
OTHOther address
Supplementary values:Help on this term
UNKNot stated/unknown

Collection and usage attributes

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PR   Primary property address

The property address normally used by the client. (These addresses desirably should have been assigned by a Council).

NOTE: Where this is the principal place of residence of the client the residential code should be used.

SEC   Secondary property address

The address of an additional property attached to the client.

RES   Residential address

The address of the principal place of residence for the client.

TEM   Temporary accommodation

The address where the client is resident for a temporary period.

BUS   Business address

The address of the principal place of business for the client.

OVS   Address when overseas

The address used by the client when overseas.

DEL   Delivery address

The address used for goods delivery purposes.

POS   Postal/correspondence address

The address used by the client for receipt of correspondence.

OTH   Other address

Any other purpose not listed above.

UNK   Not stated/unknown

To be used in instances where the address purpose is not stated or unknown. A null entry should be recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The address purpose code can only exist if an associated address has been entered. The address entered can be an Australian address whilst the person is overseas.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termStandards Australia 2006. AS 4590—2006 Interchange of client information. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person (address)—address type, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Supersedes Service provider organisation (address)—address type, code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Address details data dictionary Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

Address group cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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