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Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMental health service contact date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term494343
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/02/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The date of each mental health service contact between a health service provider and patient/client, expressed as DDMMYYYY.

Data Element Concept:Mental health service contact—service contact date

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

Requires services to record the date of each service contact, including the same date where multiple visits are made on one day (except where the visits may be regarded as a continuation of the one service contact). Where an individual patient/client participates in a group activity, a service contact date is recorded if the person's participation in the group activity results in a dated entry being made in the patient's/client's record.

For collection from community based (ambulatory and non-residential) agencies.

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The service contact is required for clinical audit and other quality assurance purposes.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

See also Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016

See also Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 25/01/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Community mental health care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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Community mental health care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Community mental health care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

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Community mental health care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

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Community mental health care NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

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Community mental health care NMDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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Community mental health care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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Community mental health care NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2019

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