Cessation of treatment episode for alcohol and other drugs

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:327302
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Cessation of a treatment episode occurs when treatment is completed or discontinued; or there has been a change in the principal drug of concern, the main treatment type, or the treatment delivery setting.
Context:Alcohol and other drug treatment services

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:A client is identified as ceasing a treatment episode if one or more of the following apply:
  • their treatment plan is completed,
  • they have had no contact with the treatment provider for a period of three months, nor is there a plan in place for further contact,
  • their principal drug of concern for alcohol and other drugs has changed,
  • their main treatment type for alcohol and other drugs has changed,
  • their treatment delivery setting for alcohol and other drugs has changed,
  • their treatment has ceased for other reasons (e.g. imprisoned, ceased treatment against advice, transferred to another service provider, died, etc.).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs National Minimum Data Set working group
Origin:

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Cessation of treatment episode for alcohol and other drugs, version 2, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.8 KB)

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