Community mental health establishments NMDS 2004-05

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:273049
Registration status:Health, Superseded 08/12/2004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

Statistical unit:

Establishment-level data.

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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Health Information Group

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Community mental health establishments, NMDS, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (117.0 KB)

Has been superseded by Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Establishment (community mental health)—recurrent expenditure (non-salary operating costs) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory1
-Establishment—geographical location, code (ASGC 2004) NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—number of available beds for admitted patients/residents, average N[NNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—number of separations (financial year), total N[NNNNN]Mandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—recurrent expenditure (salaries and wages) (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(8)]Mandatory1
-Specialised mental health service—service setting, code NMandatory1