Community mental health care NMDS 2004-05

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:273044
Registration status:Health, Superseded 08/12/2004
DSS type:National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

Patient level data:

Data required for reporting by specialised psychiatric services that deliver ambulatory services, in both institutional and community settings. It does not extend to services provided to patients who are in general (non-specialised) care who may be receiving treatment or rehabilitation for psychiatric conditions.

The data provided through the Community mental health care National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) supplements that reported for psychiatric and acute care hospitals through the Admitted patient mental health care NMDS.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Service contacts
Collection methods:

National reporting arrangements

State and territory health authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation, on an annual basis.

Periods for which data are collected and nationally collated

Financial years ending 30 June each year.

Implementation start date:01/07/2004
Implementation end date:30/06/2005
Comments:Statistical units are entities from or about which statistics are collected or in respect of which statistics are compiled, tabulated or published

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Health Information Group

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Community mental health care NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Supersedes Community mental health care, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (124.1 KB)

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 3rd edn) ANN{.N[N]}Mandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
-Person—sex, code NConditional1
-Episode of care—mental health legal status, code NMandatory1
-Person—marital status, code NMandatory1
-Person—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2004) NNNNNConditional1
-Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 1998) NNNNMandatory1
-Service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1