KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 13 – Consumer outcomes participation, 2015–
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 13: Consumer outcomes participation, 2015–|
Proportion of episodes of ambulatory mental health care with completed consumer outcome measures.
NOTE: There is no jurisdictional level data source available for this indicator, therefore, there is no Jurisdictional level version of this indicator specification.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2015–)|
Health, Superseded 16/02/2021
Collection and usage attributes
All public community mental health service organisations.
The following episodes (and related outcomes measures) are excluded:
|Computation:||(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100|
|Numerator:||Number of in-scope episodes of ambulatory mental health care with completed consumer self-assessment outcome measures.|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Number of in-scope episodes of ambulatory mental health care in the reference period.|
Service variables: Target populationConsumer variables: Age
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Responsive|
Levels at which indicator can be useful for benchmarking:
|Further data development / collection required:|
This indicator cannot be constructed, as estimates of the total number of episodes requiring outcome measures are not provided directly to the National Outcomes and Classification Collection.
A proxy solution is to use estimates from the Community Mental Health Care National Minimum Data Set.
Longer term, a process is needed that allows data reported to the national collection for consumers who begin an episode in a given year to be tracked when the episode continues into subsequent years. Work is underway to build in an episode identifier into the NOCC to enable this. Additionally, consistent, cross-year use of service identifiers and unique identifiers for consumers by states and territories is necessary to enable full capacity to construct this indicator using the NOCC.
|Other issues caveats:|
Source and reference attributes
|Reference documents:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, Third edition (2014)|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 13 – Mental health consumer outcomes participation, 2018 (Service level)
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