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Reason for NDA service cessation code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term587421
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Proposed 29/08/2014
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A code set representing the reason a NDA service user leaves the service type outlet.

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
1Service user no longer needs assistance - moved to mainstream services
2Service user no longer needs assistance - other
3Service user moved to residential, institutional or supported accommodation setting
4Service user's needs have increased - other service type required
5Service terminated due to budget/staffing constraints
6Service terminated due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) reasons
7Service user moved out of area
8Service user died
9Service user terminated service
10Other
11Service user transitioned to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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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   Service user no longer needs assistance—moved to mainstream services
The service user has moved on to mainstream services (e.g. to TAFE or further education, from employment service to paid open labour market).

CODE 2   Service user no longer needs assistance—other
The service user needs have decreased, may be managing on their own, or making use of other assistance, or the original problem has been resolved or no longer exists (e.g. a service user’s needs have decreased and they move from a high intensity respite service to a recreation program).

CODE 3   Service user moved to residential, institutional or supported accommodation setting
The service user no longer needs assistance from the service type outlet as they have moved to a residential or institutional care setting (e.g. hospital, residential aged care facility) or to supported accommodation/living facility (e.g. group home).

CODE 4  Service user’s needs have increased—other service type required
The service user’s needs have increased to the point where the service type outlet is no longer the most appropriate service type outlet.

CODE 5   Service terminated due to budget/staffing constraints
The service user’s needs have not changed but the service type outlet can no longer provide assistance due to budget or staff constraints.

CODE 6   Service terminated due to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) reasons
Service type outlet terminated service to service user for worker (or volunteer) occupational health and safety reasons.

CODE 7   Service user moved out of area
The service user ceased to receive assistance from the service type outlet because the service user moved out of the geographic area of coverage of the service type outlet. That is, the reason the service type outlet ceased to assist the service user is primarily because of a change in the service user’s residential location and not because of any change in their need for assistance.

CODE 9   Service user terminated service
The decision to cease receiving assistance from the service type outlet is made by the service user. That is, it was the service user’s choice and not the result of any agency assessment of need or change in the service user’s external circumstances. If the service user had not made this choice they would have continued to receive assistance from the agency.

CODE 10   Other
The reason for the service user ceasing to receive assistance from the service type outlet is not listed above or is unknown. Includes the situation where a service user is no longer eligible for services due to age. ‘Other’ should only be indicated where other responses do not represent the user’s reasons for cessation of service.

CODE 11   Service user transitioned to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
The service user has transitioned to the NDIS, that is, the service user has an approved plan and funding is available through the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). This includes if a service user is receiving some component of their services from jurisdictions as ‘cash’ contributions or ‘in-kind’ contributions. NOTE: this code is not used by service type outlets, it is created by jurisdictions before submitting their data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare using information supplied to the jurisdictions by the NDIA.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Reason for NDA service cessation code N[N] Community Services (retired), Standard 13/03/2013

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Service episode—service cessation reason, NDA code N[N] Disability, Superseded 15/12/2017
Community Services (retired), Proposed 29/08/2014

Service episode—service cessation reason, NDA code N[N] Disability, Standard 15/12/2017

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