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Episode of residential care—number of leave days, total N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLeave days from residential care
METeOR identifier:Help on this term534017
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 25/01/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of days spent on leave from a residential care service during an episode of residential care.
Data Element Concept:Episode of residential care—number of leave days

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Unit of measure:Help on this termDay

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A day is measured from midnight to midnight.

Leave days can occur for a variety of reasons, including:

  • treatment by a specialised mental health service
  • treatment by a non-specialised health service
  • time in the community.

The following rules apply in the calculation of leave days:

  • the day the resident goes on leave is counted as a leave day
  • days the resident is on leave are counted as leave days
  • the day the resident returns from leave is not counted as a leave day
  • if the resident starts a residential stay and goes on leave on the same day, this is not counted as a leave day
  • if the resident returns from leave and then goes on leave again on the same day, this is counted as a leave day
  • if the resident returns from leave and ends residential care on the same day, the day should not be counted as leave day
  • leave days at the end of a residential stay after the commencement of leave are not counted.

If a resident fails to return from leave, then the residential stay is formally ended.

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Episode of residential care—number of leave days, total N[NN] Health, Standard 25/01/2018, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Supersedes Episode of residential care—number of leave days, total N[NN] Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Residential mental health care NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Residential mental health care NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

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