Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Indicator 6a-Carer support needs assessment|
|Registration status:||Health, Candidate 04/04/2017|
Assessment of carer support needs allows for referral to appropriate services.
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: acute stroke Health, Candidate 14/03/2017|
|Outcome area:||Carer training and support Health, Candidate 14/03/2017|
Collection and usage attributes
Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke. The final diagnosis is made at the hospital where the patient is admitted for the acute phase of management of their stroke.
Both the numerator and the denominator only include patients separated to their usual residence, own accommodation or welfare institution following the acute episode of care (i.e. where Episode of admitted patient care—separation mode, code N = 9 Other). Welfare institutions includes prisons, hostels and group homes providing primarily welfare services.
Both the numerator and denominator exclude:
Presented as a percentage.
(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100
Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke whose carer(s) have had a documented formal needs assessment.
Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who have a carer upon separation from hospital.
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care