Community mental health care NMDS 2011-12

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:424727
Registration status:Health, Superseded 07/03/2012
DSS type:National Minimum Data Set (NMDS)

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:01/07/2011
Implementation end date:30/06/2012

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Community mental health care NMDS 2010-11 Health, Superseded 01/12/2010

Has been superseded by Community mental health care NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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 7th 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 2010) NNNNNMandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2008) NNNNMandatory1
-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
-Specialised mental health service—target population group, code NMandatory1