National Healthcare Agreement: P55-Younger people with disabilities using residential, CACP, EACH and EACH-Dementia aged care services, 2010 QS
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Quality Statement|
|Indicators linked to this Quality statement:|
|Quality statement summary:|
Approved providers of residential and community care submit data to Medicare Australia to claim subsidies from the Australian Government. This data is provided to the Department of Health and Ageing to administer services under the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Aged Care Principles.
The tables for this indicator were prepared by the Department of Health and Ageing. The data quality statement was developed by the Department and includes comments from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The AIHW did not have all of the relevant datasets required to independently verify the data tables for this indicator. For further information see the AIHW website.
|Timeliness:||Claims are submitted by approved providers on a monthly basis for services delivered under residential aged care, Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) packages and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACHD) packages. Data for the previous financial year is available in October each year.|
|Accessibility:||Information on definitions used in the indicators are available in the Aged Care Act 1997 and Aged Care Principles, the Residential Aged Care Manual 2009 and the Draft Community Packaged Care Guidelines 2007.|
|Interpretability:||Aggregated data can be obtained on request from the Department of Health and Ageing.|
|Relevance:||The data provide complete coverage of aged care services funded by the Australian Government under the programs identified above.|
|Accuracy:||The data used to calculate this indicator are from an administrative data collection designed for payment of subsidies to service providers and have accurate data on the number and location of funded aged care places.|
|Coherence:||The data items used to construct this indicator are consistent and comparable over time.|
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Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 55: Younger people with disabilities using residential, CACP and EACH aged care services, 2011 QS
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