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National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 12.3–Carer support, 2020

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 12.3–Carer support, 2020
METeOR identifier:Help on this term738357
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 27/01/2021
Description:Help on this term

The proportion of carers who felt supported in their role and that their development needs relevant to their role were catered for.

There are three measures for this indicator:

a) The proportion of carers who felt supported in their carer role.

b) The proportion of carers who had undertaken training in the last 12 months.

c) The proportion of carers who had undertaken the training in the last 12 months and found training helpful.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Standards for Out-of-Home Care (2020) Children and Families, Standard 27/01/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Numerator:Help on this term

a) The number of carers who felt supported in their carer role.

b) The number of carers who had undertaken training in the last 12 months.

c) The number of carers who had undertaken training in the last 12 months who found training helpful.

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
AIFS Working Together to Care for Kids: A survey of foster and relative/kinship carers 2016
Denominator:Help on this term

a) The number of carers with at least 1 child in care.

b) The number of carers with at least 1 child in care.

c) The number of carers with at least 1 child in care who had undertaken any training courses/workshops in the last 12 months.

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
AIFS Working Together to Care for Kids: A survey of foster and relative/kinship carers 2016

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this term

N[NN].N

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceAIFS Working Together to Care for Kids: A survey of foster and relative/kinship carers 2016
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Family Studies


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 12.3–Carer support, 2019 Children and Families, Superseded 10/02/2021

Has been superseded by National Standards for Out-of-Home Care: Indicator 12.3–Carer support, 2021 Children and Families, Standardisation pending 16/06/2021

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