Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Mental health phase of care leave days|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/02/2017|
The total number of days spent on leave from a health care service during a mental health phase of care.
|Data Element Concept:||Mental health phase of care—number of leave days|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
A day is measured from midnight to midnight.
Leave days can occur for a variety of reasons, including:
The following rules apply in the calculation of leave days:
If a patient fails to return from leave, then the episode of mental health care is formally ended with the separation date recorded as the day the patient went on leave.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Mental health phase of care—number of leave days, N[NN] Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 16/03/2016
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Superseded 12/12/2018
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2019-20 Health, Standard 12/12/2018