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 follow-up care for clients who have been discharged from a residential rehabilitation service and non-residential care. This includes counselling, assessment, treatment, education, support or follow-up from residential services.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service non-residential/follow-up/aftercare client numbers cluster describes the number of clients that received non-residential/follow-up/aftercare during the reporting period.
The four data elements are used together to provide a count of clients by their Indigenous status, sex and age ranges.
Clients in non-residential/follow-up/aftercare
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.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service is required to provide numbers of male, female and total clients in non-residential/follow-up/aftercare by Indigenous status and age group (0–18, 19–35 and 36 years and over), as detailed in the Scope, Clients in non-residential /follow-up/aftercare table. The total Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients may include unknown or not reported sex. Total sex may include unknown or not reported Indigenous status.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use services non-residential/follow-up/aftercare client numbers 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