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Specialised mental health service—service delivery setting, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialised mental health service setting
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270123
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 08/12/2004
Definition:Help on this termThe setting for care provided by a specialised mental health service, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Specialised mental health service—service setting

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Admitted patient care setting
2Residential care setting
3Ambulatory care setting
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown/not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTo be reported for specialised mental health establishments only, as defined in the Specialised mental health service metadata item.
A single mental health establishment may provide care in more than one setting. This metadata item is intended to allow staffing, resource and expenditure data related to these settings to be identified and reported separately.
1 - Admitted patient care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides admitted patient care. These are specialised psychiatric hospitals and specialist psychiatric units located within hospitals that are not specialised psychiatric hospitals. Excludes hospital outpatient clinics.
2 - Residential care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides residential care within residential mental health services. Excludes components that provide ambulatory care to patients or clients who are not residents.
3 - Ambulatory care setting The component of specialised mental health services that provides ambulatory care (service contacts). They include hospital outpatient clinics and non-hospital community mental health services.

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Supersedes Specialised mental health service setting, version 1, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (16.4 KB)

Has been superseded by Specialised mental health service—service setting, code N Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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