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Episode of care—number of psychiatric care days

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term552377
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 11/04/2014
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe sum of the number of days or part days of stay that the person received care as an admitted patient or resident within a designated psychiatric unit, minus the sum of leave days occurring during the stay within the designated unit.
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Admitted patient and residential mental health care:

This metadata item is required to identify the characteristics of patients treated in specialist psychiatric units located within acute care hospitals or 24-hour staffed community-based residential services and to analyse the activities of these units and services.

Community mental health care:

This metadata item is required to identify the characteristics of patients treated in specialist psychiatric 24-hour staffed community-based residential services and to analyse the activities of these units. The metadata item is necessary to describe and evaluate the progress of mainstreaming of mental health services.

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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

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termNational Health Data Committee

Property attributes

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Property:Number of psychiatric care days
Definition:Help on this termA count of days of in which specialised psychiatric care was received.
Property group:Help on this termPerformance indicators

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

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Supersedes Episode of care—number of psychiatric care days Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

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

Episode of care—number of psychiatric care days, total N[NNNN] Health, Standard 11/04/2014
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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