An indication of the type of accommodation that a PATIENT currently has.


An indication of the type of accommodation that a PATIENT currently has. This should be based on the PATIENT's main or permanent residence.


ACCOMMODATION STATUS CODE will be replaced with ACCOMMODATION TYPE, which is the most recent approved national information standard to describe the required definition.

National Codes

Code Description
MA00 Mainstream Housing
MA01 Owner occupier
MA02 Settled mainstream housing with family/friends
MA03 Shared ownership scheme e.g. Social Homebuy Scheme (tenant purchase percentage of home value from landlord)

Tenant - Local Authority/Arms Length Management Organisation/Registered Landlord

MA05 Tenant - Housing Association
MA06 Tenant - private landlord
MA09 Other mainstream housing (not listed)
HM00 Homeless
HM01 Rough sleeper
HM02 Squatting
HM03 Night shelter/emergency hostel/Direct access hostel (temporary accommodation accepting self referrals, no waiting list and relatively frequent vacancies)
HM04 Sofa surfing (sleeps on different friends floor each night)

Placed in temporary accommodation by Local Authority (including Homelessness resettlement service) e.g. Bed and Breakfast accommodation

HM06 Staying with friends/family as a short term guest
HM07 Other homeless (not listed)
MH00 Accommodation with mental health care support
MH01 Supported accommodation (accommodation supported by staff or resident caretaker)
MH02 Supported lodgings (lodgings supported by staff or resident caretaker)
MH03 Supported group home (supported by staff or resident caretaker)

Mental Health Registered Care Home

MH09 Other accommodation with mental health care and support (not listed)
HS00 Acute/long stay healthcare residential facility/hospital

NHS acute psychiatric WARD

HS02 Independent hospital/clinic
HS03 Specialist rehabilitation/recovery
HS04 Secure psychiatric unit
HS05 Other NHS facilities/hospital
HS09 Other acute/long stay healthcare residential facility/hospital (not listed)
CH00 Accommodation with other (not specialist mental health) care support
CH01 Foyer - accommodation for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or in housing need
CH02 Refuge

Non-Mental Health Registered Care Home

CH09 Other accommodation with care and support (not specialist mental health) (not listed)
CJ00 Accommodation with criminal justice support
CJ01 Bail/Probation hostel
CJ02 Prison
CJ03 Young Offender Institution
CJ04 Detention Centre
CJ05 Young Offender Institution (15-17)
CJ06 Young Offender Institution (18-21)
CJ07 Secure Children's Home

 (Secure Welfare Accommodation only)

CJ08 Secure Children's Home

(Youth Detention Accommodation only)

CJ09 Other accommodation with criminal justice support such as ex-offender support (Retired 1 April 2020)
CJ10 Secure Children's Home

(Secure Welfare Accommodation and Youth Detention Accommodation)

CJ11 Secure Training Centre
CJ12 Other accommodation with criminal justice support (not listed)
SH00 Sheltered Housing (accommodation with a scheme manager or warden living on the premises or nearby, contactable by an alarm system if necessary)
SH01 Sheltered housing for older persons
SH02 Extra care sheltered housing (also known as 'very sheltered housing'. For people who are less able to manage on their own, but who do need an extra level of care. Services offered vary between schemes, but meals and some personal care are often provided.)
SH03 Nursing Home for older persons
SH09 Other sheltered housing (not listed)
ML00 Mobile accommodation
OC96 Other (Not elsewhere classified)

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