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Child—initial health check conducted indicator, yes/no/not applicable/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termInitial health check conducted indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term529681
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 16/10/2014
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a child underwent an initial health check, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Child—initial health check conducted indicator

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
7Not applicable
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1 Yes

Use if the child had an initial health check.

CODE 2 No

Use if the child did not have an initial health check.

CODE 7 Not applicable

Use if the child was not required to have an initial health check.

CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described

Use if it was unknown if the child had an initial health check (e.g. due to data quality).

 

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If the child was required to have an initial health check during the reference period (i.e. code 1 was recorded for 'initial health check required indicator'), code 1, 2 or 9 should be recorded for this item. Code 9 should be recorded only if it was unknown whether a health check was required during the reference period (e.g. due to data quality).

If code 2, 7 or 9 was recorded for Child—initial health check required indicator, yes/no/not applicable/not stated/inadequately described code N, code 7 should be recorded for this item.

Comments:Help on this term

Record only for children admitted to the care of the Minister/Chief Executive during the reporting period.

Children admitted to care includes all children admitted to the care of the Minister/Chief Executive for the first time during the reporting period, as well as children returning to the care of the Minister/Chief Executive after exiting more than 60 days previously. Children with an ongoing care arrangement from a previous reporting period are not counted as being admitted to care in the current reporting period.

Children admitted to the care of the Minister/Chief Executive more than once during the reporting period should be recorded only once in the National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file, irrespective of the number of times they were admitted.

Health check items should be reported for the first admission during the current reporting period.

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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See also Child—initial health check required indicator, yes/no/not applicable/not stated/inadequately described code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 16/10/2014

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

National Out-of-Home Care Standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Proposed 22/08/2012

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

DSS specific attributes +

National out-of-home care standards (NOOHCS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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