Community mental health care NMDS 2008-09

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:362308
Registration status:Health, Superseded 04/02/2009
DSS type:National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)
Scope:

This NMDS includes data about service contacts provided by specialised mental health services for patients/clients, other than those admitted to psychiatric hospitals or designated psychiatric units in acute care hospitals, and those resident in 24 hour staffed specialised residential mental health services. 

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:

Mental health service contact

Implementation start date:01/07/2008
Implementation end date:30/06/2009

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Community mental health care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

Has been superseded by Community mental health care NMDS 2009-10 Health, Superseded 05/01/2010

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Episode of care—mental health legal status, code NMandatory1
-Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]}Mandatory1
-Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (Australian), NNX[X]NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNNMandatory1
-Establishment—region identifier, X[X]Mandatory1
-Establishment—sector, code NMandatory1
-Mental health service contact—patient/client participation indicator, yes/no code NMandatory1
-Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Mental health service contact—service contact duration, total minutes NNNMandatory1
-Mental health service contact—session type, code NMandatory1
-Person—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2007) NNNNNMandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 1998) NNNNConditional1
-Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory1
-Person—marital status, code NMandatory1
-Person—person identifier, XXXXXX[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—sex, code NMandatory1