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Service provider organisation—amount of group assistance provided, total number N[NNNNN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termNumber of group sessions
METeOR identifier:Help on this term480815
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 13/11/2014
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of group sessions provided to clients by a service provider organisation.
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Required to adequately describe the services provided to clients.

The resources required to provide services to groups of clients are different from those required to provide services to an equivalent number of individuals. Hence, services to groups of clients should be counted separately from services to individuals.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—amount of group assistance provided

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNNNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Each group is to be counted once, irrespective of size or the number of staff providing services.

Comments:Help on this termA group is defined as two or more clients receiving a service together where all individuals are not members of the same family. Family services are to be treated as occasions of service to an individual.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Counselling—face-to-face mental health service type cluster Health, Standard 13/11/2014

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