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Person—level of difficulty with activities in a life area, Abbreviated Life Skills Profile score code N

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Short name:Help on this termLevel of difficulty with activities in a life area (LSP-16 score)
Synonymous names:Help on this termLSP-16
METeOR identifier:Help on this term575229
Registration status:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 15/10/2014
Definition:Help on this termA person's level of functioning in performing the tasks and actions involved in the life areas specified in the abbreviated Life Skills Profile (LSP-16), as represented by a code.
Context:Help on this termLevel of functioning, persons aged 18 years and over.
Data Element Concept:Person—level of difficulty with activities in a life area

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Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
0Score of 0
1Score of 1
2Score of 2
3Score of 3
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7Unable to rate
9Not stated/missing

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Guide for use:Help on this termThe abbreviated Life Skills Profile (LSP-16) contains 16 items which provide a key measure of function and disability in people with mental illness. The focus of LSP-16 is on the person's general functioning, i.e. how the person functions in terms of their social relationships, ability to do day-to-day tasks etc. Each of the 16 items is scored on a four point scale of 0 to 3. Lower scores indicate a higher level of functioning.
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The original Life Skills Profile (LSP) was developed by a team of clinical researchers in Sydney (Rosen et al 1989, Parker et al 1991). It was designed to be a brief, specific and jargon-free scale to assess a consumer's abilities with respect to basic life skills.

Work undertaken as part of the Australian Mental Health Classification and Service Costs (MH-CASC) study saw the 39 items reduced to 16. This reduction in item number aimed to minimise the rating burden on clinicians when the measure is used in conjunction with the Health of the Nation Outcome Scale (HoNOS).

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority
Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network 2005. Training Manual: Adult ambulatory. Viewed 22 May 2014,

http://amhocn.org/static/files/assets/e1aca833/
Adult_Ambulatory_Manual.pdf

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Functioning is the umbrella term for any or all of: body functions, body structures, activities and participation. Functioning is a multidimensional concept denoting the neutral aspects of the interaction between an individual (with a health condition) and that individual's environmental and personal factors.

An individual's functioning in a specific domain is an interaction or complex relationship between health conditions and environmental and personal factors.

Functioning and disability are dual concepts in a broad framework, with disability focussing on the more negative aspects of this interaction.

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Has been superseded by Person—level of difficulty with activities in a life area, Abbreviated Life Skills Profile score code N Health, Standard 28/02/2017

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Activity based funding: Mental health care DSS 2016-17 Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Superseded 28/02/2017

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Ambulatory patient mental health care cluster Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 15/10/2014

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Residential patient mental health care cluster Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 15/10/2014

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