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Person—source of information on a mental health issue, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSource of information indicating mental health issue indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term691990
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
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An indicator of the availability of an additional source of information whether a person has a mental health issue, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—source of information on a mental health issue

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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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

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

"Is there additional information about the client, either formal or informal, that indicates a mental health condition?"

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This data element is based on the PHaMs (Personal Helpers and Mentors Program) screening tool; it is a useful flag for mental health issues where more accurate evidence is not available.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—source of information on a mental health condition indicator, code N Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013

See also Person—source of information on a mental health issue, code N Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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

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