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Person—funding indicator, yes/no/unknown/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termIndividual funding indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term621356
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 29/02/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a person is currently receiving individualised funding from a service provider/program, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—funding 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
Supplementary values:Help on this term
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

Individualised funding should have all of the following characteristics:

  • the funding dollars are provided from program funds;
  • funding dollars are allocated to an individual on the basis of needs assessment, funding application or similar process;
  • these funding dollars may be directly under the control of the individual or their carer/advocate; or may be managed by or in consultation with a service provider to access a range of services for the individual; or may be given directly to the service provider who provides the service to the individual;
  • the funding is transportable and able to move with the individual if they choose to use another service;
  • the individual funding package is generally related to a policy ethos of fostering individual choice and autonomy.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—funding indicator, code N Disability, Superseded 29/02/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007

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

Disability Services NMDS 2015–16 Disability, Superseded 28/09/2016

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2016–17 Disability, Superseded 15/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2017–18 Disability, Superseded 05/07/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Disability Services NMDS 2018–19 Disability, Standard 05/07/2019

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