Disability (Child protection)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:748838
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021
Definition:

Disability is the umbrella term for any or all of: an impairment of body structure or function, a limitation in activities, or a restriction in participation.

Disability is a multidimensional concept, and is considered as an interaction between health conditions and environment and personal factors. It refers to a limitation, restriction or impairment which has lasted, or is likely to last for at least six months and restricts every day activities.

Context:

Child protection

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

This definition of disability applies within the Child protection national minimum data set. For more information, see the Glossary Item Disability.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:

AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2021. Child protection national minimum data set, data collection manual 2020-21. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Disability Housing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005, Health, Superseded 29/06/2016, Disability, Standard 07/10/2014, Children and Families, Superseded 03/11/2021, Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

See also Disability Health, Standard 29/06/2016, Disability, Standard 28/09/2016, Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Child protection (CP) client file cluster Children and Families, Standard 03/11/2021