Carer household authorisation file cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Carer household authorisation file cluster contains information about all carer households who were authorised to provide funded home–based out-of-home-care placements at any point during the reference period. Authorisation means the carer household has received the required approval to have a child placed with them. This includes carer households authorised to provide:
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Residential care and family group homes are not included in the scope of carers in the Carer household authorisation file.
Each change in Carer household authorisation/registration status will be a new line in the file, delineated by an authorisation start and end date. Renewal of an existing authorisation as part of a standard ongoing review process or a change from provisional to full authorisation are not deemed to be a change in authorisation status and should not be recorded on a new line. The original authorisation start date should be retained.
|Implementation start date:||01/07/2012|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2014|
Data are extracted as at 31 August. The 2013–14 reporting period is the main collection period. Data for 2012–13 are also collected to allow specific calculations to be undertaken.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2014. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2013-14. Canberra: AIHW.
AIHW 2014. Child protection Australia 2012-13. Child welfare series 58. Cat. no. CWS 49. Canberra: AIHW.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Supersedes Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/03/2014
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Child protection NMDS 2013-14 Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016