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This cluster of data elements provides information on the nature, amount and intensity of services received by a client of a specialist disability service reporting to the Disability Services NMDS.

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Below is a list of all the components within this Dataset Specification.
Each entry includes the item name, whether the item is optional, mandatory or conditional and the maximum times the item can occur in a dataset.
If the items must occur in a particular order in the dataset, the sequence number is included before the item name.

Data Elements
Reference Data Element Data Type Length Inclusion #
Client—amount of assistance, total hours NNN
Specific Information:
This item is reported both for the collection reference week and for a typical or average 7-day week.
String 3 optional 1
Service episode—episode end date, DDMMYYYY Date/Time 8 optional 1
Service episode—episode start date, DDMMYYYY Date/Time 8 optional 1
Service episode—service ongoing indicator, code N Number 1 optional 1


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Relation Count
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0