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Community nursing service episode—last contact date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDate of last contact
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270191
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termDate of the last contact between a staff member of the community service and a person in any setting.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Community nursing service episode—last contact date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269826
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this term

Date of the last contact between a staff member of the community service and a person in any setting.

Object class:Help on this termCommunity nursing service episode
Property:Help on this termLast contact date

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Date DDMMYYYY
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270566
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005
Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 31/08/2016
WA Health, Endorsed 06/03/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Not progressed 15/04/2019
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe day of a particular month and year.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This could be the same as the date of discharge.

Includes:

  • visits made to persons in institutional settings for the purpose of handing over or otherwise completing a care episode;
  • bereavement visits in any setting;
  • visits made to the person's home to complete the service, including the collection of equipment.

Excludes:

  • visits made by liaison/discharge planning staff of a community service for the purpose of assessment of need related to a subsequent episode of care.
Comments:Help on this term

If service agencies are committed to monitoring all resource utilisation associated with an episode of care, this post-discharge date and the corresponding pre-admission metadata item Date of first contact, have a place within an agency information system. This is particularly true for those agencies providing discharge planning service or specialist consultancy or assessment services.

To enable analysis of time periods throughout a care episode, especially the bereavement period. This date has been included in order to capture the end of a care episode in terms of involvement of the community nursing service.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Council of Community Nursing Services

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Date of last contact, version 2, DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.1 KB)

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