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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls in residential aged care resulting in patient harm and treated in hospital, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termProgress measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 52-Falls resulting in patient harm in residential aged care, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term435893
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Retired 25/06/2013
Description:Help on this termFalls occurring in residential aged care and resulting in patient harm treated in hospital
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termAged Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls resulting in patient harm in residential aged care, 2012 QS Health, Retired 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

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:Help on this term

Number

10,000 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this termNumber of hospital separations with a diagnosis of injury resulting from fall, where the event occurred in residential aged care
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEpisode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
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 2009-10
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 2009-10
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 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termNumber of resident-occupied place days
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
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 by-product data
Disaggregation:Help on this term

2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2009–10—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Some disaggregation 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:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetEstablishment—organisation identifier (state/territory), NNNNN
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
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 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2008) NNNNN
Data Source
National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)
NMDS / DSS
Admitted patient care NMDS 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Used for disaggregation by remoteness and SEIFA IRSD
Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2009–10

The scope of the National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD) is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCount
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termEpisode
Format:Help on this termN[NNNN]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termSafety

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
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:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Proxy

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 40-Pressure ulcers in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 41-Falls resulting in patient harm in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 42-Intentional self-harm in hospitals, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 50-Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA) bacteraemia in residential aged care, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 51-Pressure ulcers in residential aged care, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 52-Falls in residential aged care resulting in patient harm and treated in hospital, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 56-People aged 65 years or over receiving sub-acute services, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013

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

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