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Child—new client indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termChild protection new client indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term521821
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 20/02/2014 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
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An indicator of whether a child was a new child protection client of the reporting jurisdiction, as represented by a code.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Child—new client indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term531792
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 20/02/2014
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a child was a new child protection client of the reporting jurisdiction.

Object class:Help on this termChild
Property:Help on this termNew client indicator

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N
METeOR identifier:Help on this term301747
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Health, Standard 21/09/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 14/02/2006
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing 'yes', 'no' and 'not stated/inadequately described'.

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

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CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes

Record for a new client

A new client is a child who has not ever previously been the subject of an investigation, any type of national care and protection order, or funded out-of-home care placement (including only those respite placements of 7 days or more) within the jurisdiction.
 
CODE 2    No

Record for a repeat client
 
A repeat client is a child:

  • who has previously been the subject of an investigation or was discharged (according to national specifications) from any type of national care and protection order or funded out-of-home care placement (including only those respite placements of 7 days or more); and
  • whose earliest order and/or placement in the current reporting period is part of a preceding continuous episode of care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2013. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2012-13. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Child—new client indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

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