Maternity model of care—midwifery caseload indicator

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:558580
Registration status:Health, Standard 14/05/2015
Definition:An indicator of whether a model of maternity care is a midwifery caseload model of care.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Maternity model of care
Definition:

The overarching design of how maternity care is delivered to a woman or women.

This is a multidimensional concept that incorporates attributes of the women being cared for, the type of healthcare providers who provide the care and how and where the care is provided.

Context:Used in maternal and perinatal healthcare settings.
Specialisation of:Model of care

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:National Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Midwifery caseload indicator
Definition:

An indicator of whether an entity is a form of care whereby one midwife takes on the primary or lead care role throughout the pregnancy for an agreed number of women per year and acts as a second or "back-up" midwife for women who have another midwife as their primary carer.

Property group:Labour characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:National Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW and NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Origin:National Maternity Data Development Project (AIHW & NPESU), Maternity Care Classification System subproject.

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Maternity model of care—midwifery caseload indicator, yes/no code N Health, Standard 14/05/2015