Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Mental health service contact date|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 07/02/2013|
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
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.
The service contact is required for clinical audit and other quality assurance purposes.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Mental health service contact—service contact date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 07/02/2013
See also Service contact—service date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 25/01/2018, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016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:|
All attributes +
Community mental health care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014
Community mental health care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014
Community mental health care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015
Community mental health care NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017
Community mental health care NMDS 2017–18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Community mental health care NMDS 2018–19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Community mental health care NMDS 2019–20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Community mental health care NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standardisation pending 26/11/2019