NDIS complaints abuse/neglect Data dictionary

Attributes

Outcome area Safety, rights and justice
Priority Safety from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation
Measure

Number of complaints related to abuse and neglect per 1,000 NDIS participants.

Most recent data

2021–22

Baseline data

2021–22

Population

NDIS participants.

Numerator

Number of complaints related to abuse and neglect received during the financial year.

Denominator

Number of active NDIS participants as at 31 December of the relevant financial year.

Computation description

Number of complaints related to abuse and neglect, divided by the number of active NDIS participants.

The proportion is expressed as a rate per 1,000 participants.

Computation

1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Notes
  1. Abuse and neglect include financial abuse, and relate to allegations of abuse and neglect.
  2. One complaint instance may correspond to allegations of abuse/neglect involving multiple or no participants.
  3. As some numbers are extremely small, values that are less than 5 have been suppressed at the request of the data provider.
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