Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||MHS PI 15: Rate of seclusion, 2015–|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 19/11/2015|
Number of seclusion events per 1,000 patient days within a mental health service organisation.
NOTE: This indicator is related to MHS PI 15J: Rate of seclusion – acute inpatient units (Jurisdictional level version). There are technical differences in the scope of services between the Service level version and the Jurisdictional level version of this indicator. Caution should be taken to ensure the correct methodology is followed.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2015–) Health, Superseded 16/02/2021|
Collection and usage attributes
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 1,000
Number of seclusion events occurring in the mental health service organisation’s inpatient unit(s) during the reference period, partitioned by acute and non-acute inpatient mental health services.
Number of accrued mental health care days within the mental health service organisation’s inpatient unit(s) during the reference period, partitioned by acute and non-acute inpatient mental health services.
Service variables: Target population, program type
Consumer attributes: Age, SEIFA, remoteness, Indigenous status
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Safe|
Levels at which indicator can be useful for benchmarking:
|Further data development / collection required:|
There are no relevant data sets at the national level.
Seclusion data is not reported at the national level although patient days can be collected from either the Admitted Patient Mental Health Care or Mental Health Establishments National Minimum Data Sets.
No proxy solution is available. To construct this indicator at a national level requires separate indicator data to be provided individually by states and territories.
National collection of seclusion data needs to be established through amendments to the NMDS processes.
|Other issues caveats:|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, Third edition (2014)
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 15 – Seclusion rate, 2018 (Service level) Health, Superseded 16/02/2021