Specialist Homelessness Services activity cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:689338
Registration status:Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Specialist Homelessness Services activity cluster defines information on the assessed need for service activities for a client in a Specialist Homelessness Agency setting. Specifically it details the types of service activities, and whether they have been assessed as a requirement for a client, provided to a client, or the client has been referred to another Agency in order to receive those services.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This data cluster is designed to facilitate the collection of data from Specialist Homelessness Services clients. Agency workers indicate any service activity which the worker and the client assess together as being needed. Subsequent referral for or provision of those services are also recorded.

Information is recorded for this data cluster for each reporting period, i.e. each calendar month.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Specialist Homelessness Services activity cluster Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Specialist Homelessness Services NMDS 2019- Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Client—needs assessment service activity outcome, code NMandatory54
-Client—service activity type, homelessness code N[N]Mandatory54