Dental waiting list type code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 02/08/2012|
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
|Definition:||A code set representing the type of public dental waiting list upon which a person is placed for care.|
|Context:||Public dental waiting times|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 General dental care
The person is on a waiting list to receive general dental care. 'General dental care' is any examination and treatment relating to natural teeth and soft tissue resulting in a person being dentally fit, excluding specialist services and denture treatment.
CODE 2 Denture care
The person is on a waiting list to receive denture care. 'Denture care' is provision of full or partial dentures or other dental prosthetic devices for the full or partial restoration and/or maintenance of oral health, function and appearance.
CODE 3 AssessmentThe person is on a waiting list for an assessment. An 'assessment' is a consultation and examination to determine future treatment.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Origin:||Victorian Department of Human Services - Public dental non-urgent care wait list policy|
Victorian Department of Human Services 2011. Public dental non-urgent care wait list policy. Victorian Department of Human Services, Melbourne. Viewed 17 August 2011, http://docs.health.vic.gov.au/docs/doc/Public-dental-non-urgent-care-wait-list-policy-July-2007
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Public dental waiting list episode—waiting list type, code N Health, Standard 02/08/2012