KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 15J – Rate of seclusion, 2017
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 15J: Rate of seclusion, 2017|
Number of seclusion events per 1,000 patient days within public acute admitted patient specialised mental health service units.
NOTE: This specification has been adapted from the indicator MHS PI 15: Rate of seclusion, 2015 (Service level version) using terminology consistent with the National Health Data Dictionary. There are technical differences in the scope of services between the Service level version and the Jurisdictional level version of this indicator. Caution should be taken to ensure the correct methodology is followed.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2017)|
Health, Standard 14/06/2017
Collection and usage attributes
State/territory public acute admitted patient mental health service units in-scope for reporting in accordance with the Mental health seclusion and restraint National best endeavours data set.
Reference period for 2017 performance reporting: 2016–17
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 1,000
Total number of seclusion events
|Numerator data elements:|
Total number of accrued mental health care days.
|Denominator data elements:|
Service variables: Target population, remoteness
Consumer attributes: Nil
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Safe|
|Further data development / collection required:|
To construct this indicator at a national level requires separate indicator data to be provided individually by states and territories.
National collection of seclusion and restraint data is being progressed through the establishment of the Mental Health Seclusion and Restraint National best endeavours data set, with data supplied by state/territories via an ongoing agreement facilitated by the Safety and Quality Partnership Standing Committee, which is a subcommittee, of the Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Principal Committee (MHDAPC).
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Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPC.
National Mental Health Working Group (2005) National safety priorities in mental health: a national plan for reducing harm, Health Priorities and Suicide Prevention Branch, Department of Health and Ageing, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.
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Supersedes KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 15J – Rate of seclusion, 2016
Has been superseded by KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 15J – Seclusion rate, 2018
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