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Implementation of National standards for mental health services status code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term287797
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/12/2004
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the extent of progress made by a specialised mental health service unit in implementing the National standards for mental health services.

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
1The service unit had been reviewed by an external accreditation agency and was judged to have met the National standards
2The service unit had been reviewed by an external accreditation agency and was judged to have met some but not all of the National standards
3The service unit was in the process of being reviewed by an external accreditation agency but the outcomes were not known
4The service unit was booked for review by an external accreditation agency and was engaged in self-assessment preparation prior to the formal external review
5The service unit was engaged in self-assessment in relation to the National Standards but did not have a contractual arrangement with an external accreditation agency for review
6The service unit had not commenced the preparations for review by an external accreditation agency but this was intended to be undertaken in the future
7It had not been resolved whether the service unit would undertake review by an external accreditation agency under the National standards
8The National standards are not applicable to this service unit

Collection and usage attributes

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Code 8     The National standards are not applicable to this service unit

This code should only be used for:

  • non-government organisation mental health services and private hospitals (that receive some government funding to provide specialised mental health services) where implementation of National standards for mental health services has not been agreed with the relevant state or territory; or
  • those aged care residential services (e.g. psychogeriatric nursing homes) in receipt of funding under the Aged Care Act and subject to Commonwealth residential aged care reporting and service standards requirements.

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Has been superseded by Implementation of National standards for mental health services status code N Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Specialised mental health service unit—implementation of National standards for mental health services status, code N Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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