Need for assistance disability flag code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Disability, Standard 13/08/2015|
Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013
|Definition:||A codeset representing the level of difficulty or need for assistance in activity and participation life areas.|
|Context:||The national standardised disability flag aims to identify people with activity limitations through a functional/needs assessment approach.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Activity is limited when an individual, in the context of a health condition, either has need for assistance in performing an activity in an expected manner, or cannot perform the activity at all.
CODE 1 is used when the person always needs or sometimes needs help or supervision in this life area.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—need for assistance with activities in a life area, disability flag code N Disability, Standard 13/08/2015