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Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMental health service contact date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term295481
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 07/02/2013
Definition:Help on this termThe date of each mental health service contact between a health service provider and patient/client.
Data Element Concept:Mental health service contact—service contact date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Requires services to record the date of each service contact, including the same date where multiple visits are made on one day (except where the visits may be regarded as a continuation of the one service contact). Where an individual patient/client participates in a group activity, a service contact date is recorded if the person's participation in the group activity results in a dated entry being made in the patient's/client's record.

For collection from community based (ambulatory and non-residential) agencies.

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The service contact is required for clinical audit and other quality assurance purposes.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 07/02/2013, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Community mental health care NMDS 2005-06 Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

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Community mental health care NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Community mental health care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

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Community mental health care NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 04/02/2009

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Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 05/01/2010

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Community mental health care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 01/12/2010

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Community mental health care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 07/03/2012

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Community mental health care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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