Establishment—number of day centre attendances, total N[NNNN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Day program attendances|
|Definition:||A count of the number of patient/client visits to day centres.|
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment—number of day centre attendances|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||5|
|Unit of measure:||Attendance|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
This metadata item is derived from components that are not currently specified in METeOR, but which are recorded in various ways by hospitals and/or outpatient departments. Examples include identifiers of individual consultations/visits, diagnostic tests, etc.
Required to measure adequately non-admitted patient services in psychiatric hospitals and alcohol and drug hospitals.
Difficulties were envisaged in using the proposed definitions of an individual or group occasion of service for clients attending psychiatric day care centres. These individuals may receive both types of services during a visit to a centre.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National minimum data set working parties|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Day program attendances, version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.9 KB) No registration status
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