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Ambulatory mental health care service

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term409081
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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A specialised mental health service that provides services to people who are not currently admitted to a mental health admitted or residential service. Services are delivered by health professionals with specialist mental health qualifications or training. Ambulatory mental health services include:

  • community-based crisis assessment and treatment teams
  • day programs
  • mental health outpatient clinics provided by either hospital or community-based services
  • child and adolescent outpatient and community teams
  • social and living skills programs
  • psychogeriatric assessment services
  • hospital-based consultation-liaison and in-reach services to admitted patients in non-psychiatric and hospital emergency settings
  • ambulatory-equivalent same day separations
  • home based treatment services
  • hospital based outreach services.
Context:Help on this term

Specialised ambulatory mental health services.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Ambulatory mental health care service Health, Standardisation pending 27/11/2018

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

Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2015-16 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 15/10/2014

Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2016-17 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017

Average cost per community mental health treatment day, 2018 Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Average treatment days per three-month community mental health care period, 2018 Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Community mental health care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Community mental health care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

Community mental health care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

Community mental health care NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Community mental health care NMDS 2018–19 Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2015) Health, Superseded 11/05/2016

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2016) Health, Superseded 14/06/2017

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2017) Health, Standard 14/06/2017

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2018) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2015–) Health, Standard 19/11/2015

Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2018–) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 06J – Average treatment days per three-month community care period, 2015 Health, Standard 19/11/2015

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 06J – Average treatment days per three-month community care period, 2016 Health, Superseded 14/06/2017

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 06J – Average treatment days per three-month community care period, 2017 Health, Standard 14/06/2017

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 07J – Average cost per community treatment day, 2015 Health, Standard 19/11/2015

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 07J – Average cost per community treatment day, 2016 Health, Superseded 14/06/2017

KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 07J – Average cost per community treatment day, 2017 Health, Standard 14/06/2017

Mental health establishments NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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

Specialised mental health service—ambulatory service unit identifier, XXXXXX Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Specialised mental health service—ambulatory service unit name, text XXX[X(97)] Health, Standardisation pending 27/11/2018

Specialised mental health service—ambulatory service unit name, text XXX[X(97)] Health, Standard 07/12/2011
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standardisation pending 23/11/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Specialised mental health service—number of clients receiving services, total NNNNNN Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

Specialised mental health service—number of service contacts, total NNNNNN Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

Your Experience of Service National Best Endeavours Data Set Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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