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Episode of care—mental health legal status

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term542158
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 20/01/2021
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
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Whether a person is treated on an involuntary basis under the relevant state or territory mental health legislation, at any time during an episode of admitted patient care, an episode of residential care or treatment of a patient/client by a community based service during a reporting period.

Involuntary patients are persons who are compulsorily treated in hospital or in the community under state and territory mental health legislation for the purpose of assessment or provision of appropriate treatment or care.

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Object class:Episode of care
Definition:Help on this termA period of health care with a defined start and end.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

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Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

Property attributes

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Property:Mental health legal status
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether care was provided under relevant state or territory mental health legislation compulsory treatment provisions.
Property group:Help on this termLegal characteristics

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Episode of care—mental health legal status Health, Standard 20/01/2021

Supersedes Episode of care—mental health legal status Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Episode of care—mental health legal status, code N Health, Superseded 18/12/2019
Tasmanian Health, Archived 19/06/2020
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Episode of care—mental health legal status, code N Health, Superseded 20/01/2021
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 19/06/2020

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