Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 03: National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2020– (Service level)|
The percentage of the mental health service organisation's services (weighted by expenditure) that have been reviewed against the National Standards for Mental Health Services. This indicator grades services into four categories:
NOTE: This indicator is related to National Mental Health Service Standards compliance (Jurisdictional level). There are no technical differences in the calculation methodologies between the Service level version and the Jurisdictional level version of this indicator.
The National Mental Health Standards for Mental Health Services provide an agreed national framework for service quality and consistency. All Australian mental health services are required to be accredited against the National Standards.
Implementation of the National Mental Health Standards for Mental Health Services has been agreed by all jurisdictions.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2020–)|
Health, Standard 13/01/2021
Collection and usage attributes
All specialised public mental health services, with the following exceptions:
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100
Calculated separately for each level
Total expenditure by mental health service organisations on specialised public mental health services that meet the definition of level X, where X is the level at which the indicator is being measured (either Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 or Level 4).
Total mental health service organisation expenditure on specialised public mental health services.
|Unit of measure:||Service type|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Effectiveness|
Levels at which the indicator can be useful for benchmarking:
|Further data development / collection required:|
This indicator can be accurately constructed using the Mental health establishments NMDS. This is based on the method used to track services developed for the previous National Standards for Mental Health Services (1996). This method will be used until a new approach is developed and implemented in national data collections.
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Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
Australian Government Department of Health 2010. National standards for mental health services. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee (NMHPSC) 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPSC.
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Supersedes KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 03 – National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2019 (Service level)
Has been superseded by KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 03 – National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2021– (Service level)
See also Specialised mental health service unit—implementation of National standards for mental health services status, code N