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Person—source of information on a mental health condition indicator, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSource of information indicating mental illness indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term508415
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013
Definition:Help on this termWhether a source of information is available that indicates a person may have a mental illness or mental health condition, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—source of information on a mental health condition

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

The permissible values for this data element are used to form the response categories to the question:

"Is there additional information about the client, either formal or informal, that indicates a mental health condition?"

Comments:Help on this termThis data element is based on the PHaMs (Personal Helpers and Mentors Program) screening tool; it is a useful flag for mental health issues where more accurate evidence is not available.

Relational attributes

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See also Person—formally diagnosed mental health condition indicator, code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

See also Person—source of information on a mental health condition, code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

Has been superseded by Person—source of information on a mental health issue, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2013-14 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014
Homelessness, Superseded 26/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2014-15 Housing assistance, Superseded 24/11/2016
Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2015-17 Homelessness, Superseded 24/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2017-19 Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

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