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National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 12.2–Foster carer household numbers, 2017

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term12.2–Number of foster carer households commencing during the year, the number of foster carer household exiting during the year, and the number of foster carer households on an average day during the year, 2017
METeOR identifier:Help on this term688865
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 20/03/2018
Description:Help on this term

The number of foster carer households commencing during the year, exiting during the year and on an average day during the year.

There are three measures for this indicator:

a)    Number of carer households that received authorisation to provide foster care placements in the reference period.

b)    Number of carer households whose authorisation to provide foster care placements ceased during the reference period.

c)    Number of authorised days for all foster carer households in the reference period.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Standards for Out-of-Home Care (2017) Children and Families, Standard 20/03/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Numerator:Help on this term

a)    Number of carer households that received authorisation to provide foster care placements in the reference period.

b)    Number of carer households whose authorisation to provide foster care placements ceased during the reference period.

c)    Number of authorised days for all foster carer households in the reference period.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
AIHW Child Protection Collection
Denominator:Help on this term

(c) Number of days in the reference period.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termHousehold
Format:Help on this term

N[NN]

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAIHW Child Protection Collection
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 12.2–Foster carer household numbers, 2016 Children and Families, Superseded 20/03/2018

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