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Person—reason service not provided, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termReason services not provided
METeOR identifier:Help on this term692286
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The reason services were not provided to a person seeking assistance, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—reason services not provided

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Person did not accept service
2Person wanted different services
3Agency was in the wrong area
4Agency had no accommodation available
5Agency had no other services available
6Agency had insufficient staff
7Agency was inappropriate, wrong target group
8Agency's facilities were not appropriate for a person with special needs
9Person was refused service/ person did not meet criteria
10No fee-free services, available at the time of request

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This item provides information about why agencies are unable to meet people's requests for services.

There may be more than one reason why services are not provided to people seeking them. This data element is used to collect all of these reasons.

Collection methods:Help on this term

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

'Which one of the following reason(s) best describes why the person was not provided assistance?'

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—reason services not provided, code N[N] Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018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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