Client—reason case management plan does not exist, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Reason case management plan does not exist
METeOR identifier:689451
Registration status:Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Definition:

The reason a case management plan for the client does not exist, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Client—reason case management plan does not exist

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Client did not agree to one
2Service episode too short
3Part of another person's case management plan
8Other
Supplementary values:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Client did not agree to one

This option is used if the client was asked about formulating a plan, but they did not agree.

CODE 2   Service episode too short

Case management plans may not be appropriate for all clients, for example, when a client is supported for a 24 hour period or less. Support may include accommodation or other services.

CODE 3   Part of another person's case management plan

The client is covered by another client's case management plan.

CODE 8   Other

If a case management plan was not formulated for a client for some other reason. This other reason should be collected.

CODE 9   Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This metadata item is answered from the perspective of an agency worker.

This data element is used in conjunction with the data element Client—reason case management plan does not exist, text A[A(49)] where code 8 'Other' is selected.

Collection methods:

The permissible values for this data element are used to form the response categories to the question:

"Why does a case management plan not exist?"

Responses of "other" should request further information by use of the words "please specify".

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Client—case management goal status, code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

See also Client—case management plan indicator, yes/no code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Supersedes Client—reason case management plan does not exist, code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Community Services (retired), Standard 17/11/2010

See also Client—reason case management plan does not exist, text A[A(49)] Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

DSS specific attributes +