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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term435897
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/06/2013
Description:Help on this termNumber 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Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013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Agreement: PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2012 QS Health, Superseded 14/01/2015

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

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 a residential aged care service, unless this is the usual place of residence’; ‘statistical discharge - type change’; ‘died’; ‘discharge/transfer to other health care accommodation (includes mothercraft hospitals)’; ‘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:Help on this term

Number

1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

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

— the care type was ‘maintenance’

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

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

— the separation was overnight only

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Patients waiting for residential aged care
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—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 SetHospital service—care type, code N[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 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 2009-10
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 2009-10
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 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
Denominator:Help on this termTotal patient days (including overnight and same-day separations)
Denominator 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
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 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 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 2009-10
Guide for use
Data source type: Administrative by-product data
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 termPerson

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


Accountability attributes

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

Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27-Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2013 Health, Superseded 30/04/2014

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

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

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 57-Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

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