National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2014
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 27-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2014|
|Description:||Number of hospital bed days used by patients whose acute (or sub-acute) episode of admitted patient care has finished and who have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and approved for residential aged care.|
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2014)|
Health, Superseded 14/01/2015
|Outcome area:||Aged Care|
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2014 QS Health, Superseded 14/01/2015|
Collection and usage attributes
Principal or additional diagnosis: Z75.11, ‘Person awaiting admission to residential aged care’
Care type: ‘Maintenance’
Separation mode: ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other acute hospital’; ‘discharge/transfer to a residential aged care service, unless this is the usual place of residence’; ‘statistical discharge - type change’; ‘died’; ‘discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)’; ‘left against medical advice/discharge at own risk’; ‘statistical discharge from leave’; ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other psychiatric hospital’.
Excludes same-day separations.
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of patient days used by patients who are waiting for residential aged care, where:
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total patient days (including overnight and same-day separations)|
|Denominator data elements:|
2011–12—Nationally, by 2011 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles.
2011–12—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2014 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council (CRC) report: 2011–12.
The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.
For 2011-12 data, the 2011 SEIFA IRSD quintile and decile data will be produced using the Australian Standard Geography Classification geographical unit of Statistical Local Area. In future years, these data will be produced using the Australian Statistical Geography Standard geographical unit of Statistical Area 2.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Data source attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Substantial work required, the measure requires significant work to be undertaken.|
Source and reference attributes
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Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2013
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2015
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