National Healthcare Agreement: PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Output measure
Short name:PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2011
METeOR identifier:403166
Registration status:Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
Description:Number of hospital bed days used by patients whose acute (or sub-acute) episode of admitted patient care has finished and who have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and approved for residential aged care
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2011) Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
Outcome area:Aged Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:National Healthcare Agreement: PI 57: Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2011 QS Health, Superseded 04/12/2012

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

For numerator:

Principal and additional diagnosis: Z75.11, ‘Person awaiting admission to residential aged care’

Care type: ‘Maintenance’

Separation mode: ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other acute hospital’, ‘discharge, transfer to residential aged care, unless this is usual place of residence’, ‘statistical discharge—type change’, ‘died’, ‘discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (including mothercraft hospitals)’ or ‘left against medical advice/discharge at own risk; statistical discharge from leave; discharge/transfer to (an)other psychiatric hospital’.

Excludes same-day separations.

Presented as a number and per 1,000 patient days.

Computation:

Number

1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:

Number of patient days used by patients who are waiting for residential aged care, where:

— the care type was 'maintenance', and

— the diagnosis (either principal or additional) was ‘person awaiting admission to residential aged care service’ and

— the separation mode was ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other acute hospital’, ‘discharge, transfer to residential aged care, unless this is usual place of residence’, ‘statistical discharge—type change’, ‘died’, ‘discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (including mothercraft hospitals)’; ‘left against medical advice/discharge at own risk;’ 'statistical discharge from leave’; or ‘discharge/transfer to (an)other psychiatric hospital’

— the separation was overnight only

Numerator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Patients waiting for residential aged care
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetHospital service—care type, code N[N].N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]}
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 6th edn) ANN{.N[N]}
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Total patient days (including overnight and same-day separations)
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Disaggregation:

2007–08 and 2008–09—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2007–08 and 2008–09—state and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness 
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Disaggregations are subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use

Data source type: Administrative by-product data

Used for disaggregation by state/territory, remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2008-09
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Comments:

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2007–08 (backcast new data) and 2008–09.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person

Data source attributes

Data sources:
Data SourceNational Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
Frequency
Annual
Data custodian

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Further data development / collection required:Specification: Proxy

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: P57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 56-People aged 65 years or over receiving sub-acute services, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2012 Health, Superseded 25/06/2013