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Address
Object Class
A collection of information used for describing the location of an entity and/or details describing how the entity can be contacted.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Housing assistance: Standard
  • Health: Standard
  • Community Services: Standard
  • Independent Hospital Pricing Authority: Standard
  • Homelessness: Standard
  • Early Childhood: Standard
  • National Health Performance Authority: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:07 a.m.
Administrative health region
Object Class
The administrative unit with responsibility for administering health services in a region, area, district or zone, and for developing and implementing strategic and other plans for health service delivery.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Health: Standard
  • National Health Performance Authority: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:57 a.m.
Admitted patient
Object Class
A patient who undergoes a hospital's admission process to receive treatment and/or care. This treatment and/or care is provided over a period of time and can occur in hospital and/or in the person's home (for hospital-in-the-home patients). The patient may be admitted if one or more of the following apply: ...
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Guide for use:This metadata item should be used in conjunction with the definition of same-day patient in the glossary item same-day patient.Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the National Health Act (type C) professional attention may be used as a guide for the medical services not normally requiring hospital treatment ...
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Admitted patient care waiting list episode
Object Class
The period between entry to and removal from a waiting list for admitted patient care.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Admitted patient hospital stay
Object Class
The period of treatment and/or care and/or accommodation provided between a formal hospital admission and separation.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Comments:An admitted patient hospital stay is composed of one or more episodes of care, each of which is defined by a single care type (for example acute care, palliative care or rehabilitation care).
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Adoption
Object Class
A legal process by which a person legally becomes a child of the adoptive parent(s) and legally ceases to be a child of his/her existing parent(s).
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Community Services: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:11 a.m.
Adoptive family
Object Class
The family into which a person is adopted.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Community Services: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:11 a.m.
Adult
Object Class
An individual aged 18 years or older.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Health: Standard
  • National Health Performance Authority: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Available bed
Object Class
A suitably located and equipped bed chair, trolley or cot where the necessary financial and human resources are provided for admitted patient care.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Comments:This item supports a number of metadata items developed during 2007-08 to replace Establishment – number of available beds for admitted patients, average. The new definitions improve on the counting rules, the definition of availability and provide for the separate reporting of overnight-stay beds, same-day beds, hospital-in-the-home beds and neonatal ...
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:03 a.m.
Birth
Object Class
The complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception of at least 20 weeks of gestation or of 400 g or more birthweight, where the product can be liveborn or stillborn.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:Perinatal
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Birth event
Object Class
The sequence of actions by which a baby and the afterbirth (placenta) are expelled or extracted from the uterus at childbirth. The process usually starts spontaneously about 280 days after conception with onset of labour, but it may be started by artificial means.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Origin:University of Oxford 2002. Concise Colour Medical Dictionary 3rd ed. UK: Oxford University Press
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Birth mother
Object Class
The biological mother of a child.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Community Services: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:11 a.m.
Building
Object Class
A substantial man made structure with a roof and walls, as a shed, house, department store etc.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Origin:Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd.
  • Housing assistance: Retired
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Cancer staging
Object Class
System of determining the extent or stage of cancer.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:58 a.m.
Cancer treatment
Object Class
The course of cancer directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers. It includes all treatments administered to the patient before disease progression or recurrence and applies to surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent ...
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:This metadata item is required to provide the basis for a standard approach to recording and monitoring patterns of initial treatment for cancer patients.Origin:Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998) Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)
  • Health: Superseded
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:57 a.m.
Cancer treatment
Object Class
The course of cancer-directed treatment or treatments, with defined dates of commencement and cessation, given to the patient by a treatment provider or team of providers. This may include cancer-directed surgical treatment, radiation therapy and systemic agent therapy for cancer. It applies to the primary course of cancer treatment, treatment ...
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Origin:Commission on Cancer, Standards of the Commission on Cancer Registry Operations and Data Standards (ROADS) Volume II (1998) Commission on Cancer, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (2002)
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 4:15 a.m.
Centrelink income unit
Object Class
An income unit is the base unit that is used to calculate a Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) entitlement amount. It consists of a person and: (a) Any other person treated as their current partner under the Social Security Act 1991 (b) Any other person for whom either them, or their ...
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Origin:Census of Income Support Customers
  • Housing assistance: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:56 a.m.
Child
Object Class
An individual under the age of 18 years.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Housing assistance: Standard
  • Health: Standard
  • Community Services: Standard
  • Homelessness: Standard
  • Early Childhood: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Child protection notification
Object Class
A child protection notification is a report made to an authorised department by persons or other bodies about an allegation of child abuse or neglect, child maltreatment or harm to a child.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Guide for use:This item should not include reports regarding wider concerns about children or families which are classified as child concern reports. A notification can involve only one child; where it is claimed that two children have been abused or neglected, this is counted as two notifications, even if the ...
  • Community Services: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:58 a.m.
Client
Object Class
A person, group or organisation eligible to receive services either directly or indirectly from an agency.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:Agencies may provide assistance to individual persons, groups of persons (e.g. support groups) or to other organisations. All of these may be considered clients of an agency. Specific data collections may circumscribe the Type of clients that are included in the collection. For example, at the current stage of development ...
  • Housing assistance: Standard
  • Health: Standard
  • Community Services: Standard
  • Homelessness: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Commonwealth State Housing Agreement community housing provider
Object Class
Providers that: receive funding (capital and/or recurrent) either fully or partly through the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement; are not-for-profit organisations; and provide medium to long term housing tenure to tenants.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Guide for use:In Victoria, transitional housing managers (THM's) are also covered by this definition. The definition of CSHA community housing providers incorporates providers who manage the following: properties leased from the private rental sector, government or non-government agencies for the provision of community housing (head leasing) provided the tenancy management ...
  • Housing assistance: Superseded
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Community housing provider
Object Class
A not-for-profit organisation that provides safe, secure, affordable and appropriate rental housing.
Community Housing Federation of Australia 2004. Our Future in Affordable Housing. Policy Position.This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:Community housing, along with public rental housing, is part of the social housing sector and provides housing assistance on a basis which is respectful of tenants rights, including opportunities for participatory management, and constructive of links with community development. Community housing can cover short, medium and long-term tenancies. Community housing ...
  • Housing assistance: Superseded
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:57 a.m.
Community nursing service episode
Object Class
A period of time during which a person receives care from a community nursing service.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
  • Health: Standard
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Community service episode
Object Class
A period of time during which a client receives assistance from an agency.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:Service provision and planning: The concept of a service episode (and associated metadata items) is necessary for the analysis, of the length of provision of assistance to clients. In conjunction with information about the amount and type of assistance received by clients, information about the length of the service episode ...
  • Community Services: Retired
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.
Community service event
Object Class
An instance or occasion of assistance received by a client from an agency.
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence. Context:Information about individual instances of the receipt of assistance by a client from a community service agency is of fundamental interest to service providers, but may or may not be required for national reporting purposes. However, information about an individual service event is a basic building block for other information ...
  • Community Services: Retired
Aug. 7, 2018, 3:51 a.m.