Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Short name:||Palliative care agency service delivery setting|
The setting in which a palliative care agency delivers palliative care services, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Service provider organisation—service delivery setting|
Value domain attributes
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Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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CODE 1 Private residence
This may include a caravan, a mobile home, a houseboat or a unit in a retirement village.
CODE 2 Residential - aged care setting
Includes high and low care residential aged care facilities. Does not include units in a retirement village.
CODE 3 Residential - other setting
Includes a residential facility other than an aged care facility; a prison; or a community living environment including a group home. This code does not include inpatient settings e.g. hospitals and hospices.
CODE 4 Non-residential setting
Includes day respite centres and day centres. It does not include hospital outpatient departments.
CODE 5 Inpatient - designated palliative care unit or hospice
A dedicated ward or unit that receives identified funding for palliative care and/or primarily delivers palliative care. The unit may be a standalone unit (i.e. a hospice).
CODE 6 Inpatient - other than designated palliative care unit
Includes all beds not in a unit designated for palliative care. These are usually located in acute hospital wards. Excludes designated palliative care units.
CODE 7 Outpatient - in a hospital/hospice
Includes palliative care services provided at a hospital/hospice in an outpatient setting. Excludes all inpatient settings.
More than one code can be recorded.
Source and reference attributes
Palliative Care Intergovernmental Forum
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