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Hospital-in-the-home care

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term327308
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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Provision of care to hospital admitted patients in their place of residence as a substitute for hospital accommodation. Place of residence may be permanent or temporary.

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Admitted patient care.

Collection and usage attributes

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The criteria for inclusion as hospital-in-the-home include but are not limited to:

  • without hospital in the home care being available patients would be accommodated in the hospital
  • the treatment forms all or part of an episode of care for an admitted patient (as defined in the metadata item Episode of admitted patient care)
  • the hospital medical record is maintained for the patient
  • there is adequate provision for crisis care.

Selection criteria for the assessment of suitable patients include but are not limited to:

  • the hospital deems the patient requires health-care professionals funded by the hospital to take an active part in their treatment
  • the patient does not require continuous 24 hour assessment, treatment or observation
  • the patient agrees to this form of treatment
  • the patient's place of residence is safe and has carer support available
  • the patient's place of residence is accessible for crisis care
  • the patient's place of residence has adequate communication facilities and access to transportation.

Source and reference attributes

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 National Health Data Committee.

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Hospital-in-the-home care, version 1, DEC, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.1 KB)

See also Overnight-stay mental health hospital-in-the-home care Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Activity based funding: Admitted acute hospital care DSS 2013-2014 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 01/03/2013

Admitted acute care activity based funding DSS 2012-2013 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 31/10/2012

Admitted patient Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

Admitted patient care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 04/10/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 24/09/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Admitted patient care NMDS 2006-07 Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

Admitted patient care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09 Health, Superseded 04/02/2009

Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

Admitted patient care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 18/01/2011

Admitted patient care NMDS 2011-12 Health, Superseded 11/04/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Admitted patient care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 02/05/2013

Admitted patient care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 10/11/2015
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 15/09/2014

Admitted patient care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 09/09/2015

Admitted patient care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Admitted patient care NMDS 2019-20 Health, Standardisation pending 30/11/2018
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/07/2018

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 15/10/2014

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Admitted patient palliative care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 19/11/2015

Available bed—overnight stay mental health hospital-in-the-home care, average number of beds N[NNN.N] Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Available bed—overnight-stay admitted care, average number of beds N[N(7).N] Health, Standard 04/08/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Available bed—overnight-stay admitted care, average number of beds N[NNN.N] Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

Available bed—overnight-stay mental health hospital-in-the-home care Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Emergency department short stay unit departure destination code N Health, Standard 04/09/2014

Episode of admitted patient care Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 15/08/2016
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—number of days of hospital-in-the-home care Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—number of days of hospital-in-the-home care, total {N[NN]} Health, Standard 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of admitted patient care—number of days of hospital-in-the-home care, total {N[NN]} Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015

Episode of care (community setting)—first service delivery date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Government health expenditure NMDS 2014- Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Health or health related function code NNN Health, Superseded 04/12/2013

Health or health related-function code NNN Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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

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

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

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

Mental health establishments NMDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Mental health establishments NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 05/12/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 06/09/2018

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/11/2018

Number of days of hospital-in-the-home care Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 10/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Occupied bed—hospital in the home care, average number of beds N[NNN.N] Health, Standard 24/03/2009

Perinatal DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Perinatal DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

Perinatal NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Perinatal NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Perinatal NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 02/08/2017

Perinatal NBEDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 23/08/2018

Perinatal NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Perinatal NMDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Perinatal NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 02/08/2017
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Perinatal NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standardisation pending 12/11/2018

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