Establishment (residential aged care service)—number of occasions of service (outpatient), total N[NN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Occasions of service (residential aged care services)—outpatient|
The number of occasions of service delivered by residential aged care service employees.
Outpatients are patients who receive non-admitted care. Non-admitted care is care provided to a patient who is not formally admitted but receives direct care from a designated clinic within the residential aged care service.
|Data Element Concept:||Establishment (residential aged care service)—number of occasions of service|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Occasion of service|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Required to adequately describe the services provided to non-admitted patients.
Apart from acute hospitals, establishments generally provide a much more limited range of services for non-admitted patients and outreach/community patients/clients. Therefore disaggregation by type of episode is not as necessary as in acute hospitals.
Source and reference attributes
National minimum data set working parties
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Supersedes Type of non-admitted patient care (residential aged care services), version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.0 KB) No registration status
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