Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 08/12/2004|
|DSS type:||National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)|
Data required for reporting by specialised psychiatric services that deliver ambulatory services, in both institutional and community settings and/or community-based residential care. 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 National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) - Community Mental Health Establishments supplements that reported for psychiatric and acute care hospitals through the NMDS-Admitted Patient Mental Health Care.
Collection and usage attributes
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|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Health Information Group|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Community mental health establishments, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (117.0 KB)
Has been superseded by Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005