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Service event—supported accommodation type, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSupported accommodation type
Synonymous names:Help on this termAccommodation type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term691573
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The type of supported accommodation that is provided to a client, based on length of stay and level of service, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Service event—supported accommodation type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Short-term or emergency accommodation
2Medium term/ transitional accommodation
3Long term accommodation
4Other supported accommodation

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Short-term or emergency accommodation

This option refers to accommodation that is generally provided for up to three months.

CODE 2   Medium term /transitional accommodation

This option refers to accommodation that is generally provided for three months or longer and for a fixed term. Support provided is generally less intensive than that provided in short-term or emergency accommodation. This accommodation is not expected to be ongoing.

CODE 3   Long term accommodation

This option refers to accommodation that is generally provided for three months or longer and with the expectation that it will be ongoing. It includes accommodation provided under programs such as Common Ground.

CODE 4   Other supported accommodation

Accommodation that has not been demarcated as being either short-term or emergency, or medium or long-term accommodation.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element refers to a discrete accommodation period within a service episode. There may be a number of accommodation periods within a service episode.

Collection methods:Help on this term

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

"Which category best describes the accommodation provided to the client?"

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Service event—accommodation period end date, DDMMYYYY Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

See also Service event—accommodation period start date, DDMMYYYY Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Supersedes Service event—supported accommodation type, code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Community Services (retired), Standard 17/11/2010

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Specialist Homelessness Services accommodation type and start/end date cluster Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

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