KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 15J – Seclusion rate, 2022
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 15J: Seclusion rate, 2022|
The 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 Seclusion rate, 2021– (Service level) 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) (2022)|
Health, Recorded 06/04/2022
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 (NBEDS).
Reference period for 2022 performance reporting: 2021–22
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 1,000
Total number of seclusion events occurring within the reference period
|Numerator data elements:|
Total number of accrued mental health care days within the reference period.
|Denominator data elements:|
Service variables: target population, remoteness.
Consumer attributes: nil.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Safety|
National Health Reform Agreement
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
State/territory health departments
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Further data development / collection required:|
Collection of seclusion data at the national level occurs via the Mental Health Seclusion and Restraint National best endeavours data set (SECREST NBEDS). Data on the characteristics of the consumers subject to seclusion is not currently available.
|Other issues caveats:|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPC.
National Mental Health Working Group (NMHWG) 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 – Seclusion rate, 2021
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