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Reason for disability service cessation code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term509842
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the reason a client leaves a specialist disability service.

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
1Client no longer needs the assistance—moved to mainstream services
2Client no longer needs the assistance—other
3Client moved to residential aged care
4Client moved to other (non-aged care) residential or supported accommodation setting
5Client moved to other institutional setting
6Client moved out of area
7Client terminated service
8Client's needs have increased—other service type required
9Service terminated due to budget/staffing constraints
10Service terminated due to work health and safety ('OHS') reasons
11Client no longer eligible for service
12Client died
88Other reason
98Unknown
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Where the client has ceased to receive services for more than one reason, record the main or primary reason for the cessation of service.

CODE 1     Client no longer needs the assistance

Use if the client moved to mainstream services, for example from employment service to paid open labour market.

CODE 2     Client no longer needs the assistance

Use if the client's needs have decreased, are managing on their own, or making use of other assistance, or the original problem has been resolved or no longer exists.

CODE 3     Client moved to residential aged care

Use if the client has moved to a residential aged care facility.

CODE 4     Client moved to other (non aged care) residential or supported accommodation setting

Use if the client has moved to a supported accommodation/living facility (for example, group home).

CODE 5     Client moved to other institutional setting

Use if the client has moved to another institutional care setting (for example, hospital). 

CODE 6     Client moved out of area

Use if the client has ceased to receive assistance from the service provider because the service user moved out of the geographic area of coverage of the service. That is, the reason the service ceased to assist the client is primarily because of a change in the service user’s location and not because of any change in their need for assistance.

CODE 7     Client died

Use if the client has died.

CODE 8     Client terminated service

Use if the service ceased because of the client's choice, and not because of any agency assessment of need or change in the client's external circumstances. (If the client had not made this choice they would have continued to receive this assistance.) 

CODE 9     Client needs have increased

Use if the client's needs have increased to the point where the service type is no longer the most appropriate service type.

CODE 10    Service terminated due to budget/staffing constraints

Use if the client's needs have not changed but the service provider can no longer provide assistance due to budget or staff constraints.

CODE 11    Service terminated due to work health and safety reasons

Use if the client's needs have not changed but the service provider terminated the service for work health and safety reasons (related to the support worker (or volunteer)).

CODE 12     Client no longer eligible for service

Use if the client is no longer eligible for the service, for example due to age or other eligibility criteria.

CODE 88    Other reason

Use if the the reason for the client ceasing to receive assistance from the service is not listed above.

CODE 98    Unknown

Use if the reason for the client ceasing to receive assistance from the service is not known.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Service episode—service cessation reason, disability code N[N] Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

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