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Specialised mental health service—number of hours staffed, average hours NN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termSpecialised mental health service—hours staffed
METeOR identifier:Help on this term288877
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/12/2004
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe average number of hours per day during which a residential mental health service has appropriately trained staff employed on-site. Training may include formal qualifications and/or on the job training.
Data Element Concept:Specialised mental health service—number of hours staffed

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Representation class:Help on this termAverage
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
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ValueMeaning
99Unknown/not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termHour (h)

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Whole numbers of hours staffed (no decimals or fractions).

Valid numbers are 1 to 24.

The hours staffed provides a measure of service intensity for the reporting and analysis of staff, financial and activity data.

For residential mental health services, this refers to the number of hours per day during which appropriately trained staff (either with formal qualifications and/or on the job training) are employed on site, as their normal place of employment, within the service unit. It excludes periods where the service unit is only staffed by a resident sleepover staff member or any period where staff are present but not employed on site at the service unit.

Excludes ambulatory and admitted patient services.

Round to nearest whole hour.

Where the number of hours staffed varies by day, average the number of hours staffed over a week, including the weekend.

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 21/03/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 03/12/2008

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 02/12/2009

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 01/12/2010

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/12/2011

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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