Carer household authorisation file cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018|
|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:||01/07/2014|
|Implementation end date:||30/06/2016|
Data are extracted as at 31 August. The 2015-16 reporting period is the main collection period. Data for 2014-15 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) 2016. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2015-16. Canberra: AIHW.
AIHW 2016. Child protection Australia 2014–15. Child welfare series no. 63. Cat. no. CWS 57. Canberra: AIHW.
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/01/2021
Supersedes Carer household authorisation file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Child protection NMDS 2015-16 Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018