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Person—type of institution or facility previously resided in, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of facility previously resided in
METeOR identifier:Help on this term692330
Registration status:Help on this termHomelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The type of institution or facility in which a person previously resided, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person—type of institution or facility previously resided in

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Hospital (excluding psychiatric)
2Psychiatric hospital/unit
3Disability support
5Adult, correctional facility
6Youth/juvenile justice correctional centre
7Immigration detention centre
Supplementary values:Help on this term
99Don't know/can't remember

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Hospital (excluding psychiatric)

Includes hospitals and other health care facilities but not specialised prison health facilities.

CODE 2   Psychiatric hospital/unit

Includes mental health units and forensic health units of corrective services systems.

CODE 3   Disability support

Includes all units whose primary role is disability support.

CODE 4   Rehabilitation

Includes facilities that cater for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Excludes rehabilitation in prisons and correctional facilities.

CODE 5   Adult correctional facility

Includes those facilities whose main role is to detain and rehabilitate adult prisoners.

CODE 6   Youth/juvenile justice correctional centre

Includes those facilities whose main role is to detain and rehabilitate youth or juveniles. Community custodial facilities are included in this category.

CODE 7   Immigration detention centre

Includes immigration residential housing and immigration transit accommodation.

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Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The question allows multiple responses.

Collection methods:Help on this term

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

"Have you recently been in any of these facilities?"

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Person—type of institution recently left, homelessness 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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