Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone substance use service non-residential/follow-up/aftercare client numbers cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:677121
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

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

  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:

Each person is only counted once, no matter how many times that they were admitted into residential care during the year.

Includes:

  • clients who received non-residential care in the form of counselling, assessment, treatment, education, support and/or home visits
  • clients who received follow-up after discharge from residential services
  • clients who received family/relationship counselling (for people who were officially clients of the service, i.e. they have their own file)
  • clients who received Mobile Assistance Patrol/night patrol clients who were taken to a sober-up shelter run by another service.

Excludes:

  • residential clients unless they also received non-residential care such as telephone follow-up after discharge
  • clients who only attended groups and did not receive individual care
  • Mobile Assistance Patrol/night patrol clients who were taken to a your sober-up shelter.
Collection methods:

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

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Person—age range, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander standalone services client age ranges code NMandatory3
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory2
-Person—sex, code NMandatory2
-Service provider organisation—number of clients, total people N[NNNN]Mandatory1