Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone drug and alcohol services offer temporary, live-in accommodation for clients requiring substance use treatment and rehabilitation.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service residential treatment/rehabilitation length of stay cluster describes the total length of stay for clients that stayed in residential care and received formal treatment and/or rehabilitation during the reporting period.
The three data elements are used together to provide a total length of stay by the sex of the clients.
Length of stay in residential treatment/rehabilitation
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Each person is only counted once, no matter how many times that they were admitted into residential care during the year.
If clients were admitted more than once, add together the durations for each admission.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service is required to provide counts of male, female and total clients in residential treatment/rehabilitation by length of stay as detailed in the Scope, Length of stay in residential treatment/rehabilitation table. The total clients may include counts for which length of stay or sex was not known or not reported.
|Implementation start date:||26/05/2014|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services residential treatment/rehabilitation length of stay cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017