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Indigenous child caregiver code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
Synonymous names:Help on this termCaregiver type for Indigenous children
METeOR identifier:Help on this term524949
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 21/02/2014
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A code set representing the type of caregiver of an Indigenous child in out-of-home care.

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
1Indigenous relative/kin
2Other relative/kin
3Other Indigenous caregiver
4Indigenous residential care
5Indigenous family group home
6Other non-Indigenous caregiver
7Non-Indigenous residential care
8Non-Indigenous family group home
9Independent living
88Other
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Indigenous relative/kin

A household containing an Indigenous caregiver who was a relative or who had a kinship relationship with the child - the caregiver must be receiving a financial payment from the state (or have declined an offer of payment/reimbursement).

CODE 2   Other relative/kin

A household containing a non-Indigenous caregiver (or a caregiver of unknown Indigenous status) who was a relative or who has a kinship relationship with the child. The caregiver must be receiving a financial payment from the state (or have declined an offer of payment/reimbursement).

CODE 3   Other Indigenous caregiver

A household containing an Indigenous caregiver who was not a relative and did not have a kinship relationship with the child.

CODE 4   Indigenous residential care

Includes residential care specifically for Indigenous children and/or where there are Indigenous workers.

CODE 5   Indigenous family group home

Includes family group homes specifically for Indigenous children and/or where there are Indigenous carers.

CODE 6  Other non-Indigenous caregiver

A household containing a non-Indigenous caregiver (or a caregiver of unknown Indigenous status) who was not a relative and did not have a kinship relationship with the child.

CODE 7  Non-Indigenous residential care

Includes other types of residential care not specified in the 'Indigenous residential care' definition in code 4 above.

CODE 8  Non-Indigenous family group home

Includes other types of family group homes not specified in the 'Indigenous family group home' definition in code 5 above.

CODE 9  Independent living

Includes private board and lead tenant households.

CODE 88  Other

Includes placements that do not fit into the above categories.

CODE 99  Not stated/inadequately described

Where the living arrangement of the child is unknown.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Children and Families Data Network (CAFDaN)

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Carer household—caregiver type, Indigenous child caregiver code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 12/02/2014

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