National Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls in residential aged care resulting in patient harm and treated in hospital, 2011

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Progress measure
Short name:PI 52-Falls resulting in patient harm in residential aged care, 2011
METeOR identifier:421559
Registration status:Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
Description:Falls occurring in residential aged care and resulting in patient harm treated in hospital
Indicator set:National Healthcare Agreement (2011) Health, Superseded 31/10/2011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Healthcare Agreement: PI 52: Falls resulting in patient harm in residential aged care, 2011 QS Health, Superseded 04/12/2012

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

Injury resulting from fall defined by ICD-10-AM external cause codes of W00–W19.

Events occurring in residential aged care defined by a place of occurrence code of Y92.14 (Aged Care Facility).

Only includes in the numerator those separations where the ICD-10-AM code for the principal diagnosis is in the range of S00–T14 (inclusive).

Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented as:

  • number of separations
  • Per 10,000 resident-occupied place days.
Computation:

Number

1,000 x (numerator ÷ denominator)

Numerator:Number of hospital separations with a diagnosis of injury resulting from fall, where the event occurred in residential aged care
Numerator 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
Data Element / Data SetInjury event—external cause, 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 SetInjury event—place of occurrence, 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
Denominator:Number of resident-occupied place days
Denominator data elements:
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Number of resident-occupied place days
Data Source
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing's Ageing and Aged Care data warehouse
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative 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 within individual jurisdictions are  subject to data quality considerations. Some disaggregations may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.

Disaggregation data elements:
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNN
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
Used for disaggregation by state/territory
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
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2007) NNNNN
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2007-08
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Comments:

Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2007–08 (updated for rate) and 2008–09

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Episode
Format:N[NNNN]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Safety

Data source attributes

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

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare



Data SourceAustralian Government Department of Health and Ageing's Ageing and Aged Care data warehouse
Frequency
Annual (based on ongoing data collection)
Data custodian

Department of Health and Ageing


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:National Healthcare Agreement
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: P52-Falls resulting in patient harm in residential aged care, 2010 Health, Superseded 08/06/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 50-Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia in residential aged care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 51-Pressure ulcers in residential aged care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls in residential aged care resulting in patient harm and treated in hospital, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013