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Person—accommodation type (prior to admission), code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termType of usual accommodation
METeOR identifier:Help on this term647330
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The type of physical accommodation the person lived in prior to admission, as represented by a code.

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Admitted patient mental health care:

Permits analysis of the prior residential accommodation type of people admitted to residential aged care services or other institutional care.

Data Element Concept:Person—accommodation type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1House or flat
2Independent unit as part of retirement village or similar
3Hostel or hostel type accommodation
4Psychiatric hospital
5Acute hospital
6Other accommodation
7No usual residence

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this termThe above classifications have been based on Question 16 of Form NH5.
The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care has introduced a new Aged Care Application and Approval form which replaces the NH5.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

This metadata item is not available for New South Wales State nursing homes. As this item includes only details of physical accommodation before admission it was decided to have details of the relational basis of accommodation before admission collected as a separate metadata item (see metadata item Admission mode).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

National minimum data set working parties

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Person—accommodation type (prior to admission), code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Admitted patient care NMDS 2019-20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018

DSS specific attributes +
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