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Psychosocial services

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term522999
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
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Psychosocial services are those services which aim to address the ongoing psychological and social needs of individuals. Within the health system services are generally provided to individuals with a disease or disorder, and/or their partners, families or caregivers.

Examples of psychosocial services include:
  • Individual or group based education relating to psychological and social needs
  • The provision of individual or group based counselling
  • Individual peer support or involvement in support groups
  • Spiritual support (such as pastoral care)
  • Other community services (such as domiciliary care)

Relational attributes

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Date of referral to psychosocial services Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Lung cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Lung cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Person with cancer—date of referral to psychosocial services, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014

Person with cancer—referral to psychosocial services indicator, yes/no/unknown code N Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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