Specialised mental health service—service delivery setting, code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Specialised mental health service setting|
|Definition:||The setting for care provided by a specialised mental health service, as represented by a code.|
|Data Element Concept:||Specialised mental health service—service setting|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||To be reported for specialised mental health establishments only, as defined in the Specialised mental health service metadata item.|
A single mental health establishment may provide care in more than one setting. This metadata item is intended to allow staffing, resource and expenditure data related to these settings to be identified and reported separately.
1 - Admitted patient care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides admitted patient care. These are specialised psychiatric hospitals and specialist psychiatric units located within hospitals that are not specialised psychiatric hospitals. Excludes hospital outpatient clinics.
2 - Residential care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides residential care within residential mental health services. Excludes components that provide ambulatory care to patients or clients who are not residents.
3 - Ambulatory care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides ambulatory care (service contacts). They include hospital outpatient clinics and non-hospital community mental health services.
Data element attributes
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Supersedes Specialised mental health service setting, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (16.4 KB) No registration status
Has been superseded by Specialised mental health service—service setting, code N
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