Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care episodes of care cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:677115
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone drug and alcohol services offer temporary, live-in accommodation for clients requiring substance use treatment and rehabilitation.

Sobering-up clients stay in residential care overnight to sober up and do not receive formal rehabilitation.  Residential respite/short-term clients spend 1 to 7 days in residential care for respite, and do not receive formal rehabilitation.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care episodes of care cluster describes the number of episodes of sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care episodes of care provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services.

The four data elements are used together to provide a count of sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care episodes of care by the Indigenous status, age ranges and sex of clients.

Episodes of care for sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care 

  Male Female Total
Indigenous 0-18 years N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Indigenous 19-35 years N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Indigenous 36 years and over N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Total Indigenous N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Non-Indigenous 0-18 years N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Non-Indigenous 19-35 years N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Non-Indigenous 36 years and over N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Total Non-Indigenous N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Total N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Includes:

  • all health care provided through all sources of funding (e.g. OATSIH, State government etc.)
  • transport if it involves direct provision of health care/information by service staff
  • outreach (e.g. episodes at outstation visits, park clinics, satellite clinics etc.)
  • episodes of health care delivered over the phone
  • episodes of care provided to visitors/transients.


Excludes:

  • residential treatment/rehabilitation programs
  • administration contacts with clients (e.g. receptionist making appointments for clients)
  • groups (e.g. antenatal classes, men's groups etc.)
  • family/relationship counselling if people don't have their own file/record.
Collection methods:

If figures are not available for the full year, an estimate can be made based on a representative part of the year.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service is required to provide numbers of male, female and total episodes of care for sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care by Indigenous status and age group (0–18, 19–35 and 36 years and over), as detailed in the Scope, Episodes of care for sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care table. The total Indigenous and non-Indigenous episodes of care may include unknown or not reported sex. Total sex may include unknown or not reported Indigenous status.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services sobering-up/residential respite/short-term care episodes of care 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

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Episode of residential care—number of sobering-up/residential respite/short-term episodes of care for substance use, total number N[NNNN]Mandatory1
-Person—age range, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone services client age ranges code NMandatory3
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory2
-Person—sex, code NMandatory2