National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2018
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2018|
|Registration status:||Health, Candidate 09/08/2018|
The percentage of the state/territory public specialised mental health service (weighted by expenditure) that have been reviewed against the National Standards for Mental Health Services. This indicator grades services into four categories:
NOTE: This specification has been adapted from the indicator National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2018– (Service level) using terminology consistent with the National Health Data Dictionary. There are no technical differences in the calculation methodologies between the Service level version and the Jurisdictional level version of this indicator.
The National Standards for Mental Health Services provide an agreed national framework for service quality and consistency. All Australian mental health services are required to be accredited against the National Standards.
Implementation of the National Standards for Mental Health Services has been agreed by all jurisdictions.
|Indicator set:||Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2018) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018|
Collection and usage attributes
State/territory specialised public mental health services, in-scope for reporting defined by the Mental health establishments National minimum data set (NMDS), with the following exceptions:
(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100
Calculated separately for each level.
Total expenditure on specialised public mental health services that meet the definition of level X, where X is the level at which the indicator is being measured (either Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 or Level 4).
|Numerator data elements:|
Total expenditure on specialised public mental health services.
|Denominator data elements:|
|Data type:||Monetary amount|
|Unit of measure:||Currency|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Appropriate|
|Further data development / collection required:|
This indicator can be accurately constructed using the Mental health establishments NMDS. This is based on the method used to track services developed for the previous National Standards for Mental Health Services (1996). This method will be used until a new approach is developed and implemented in national data collections.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on behalf of the National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee
Australian Government Department of Health 2010. National standards for mental health services. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.
National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee (NMHPSC) 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPSC.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes KPIs for Australian Public Mental Health Services: PI 03J – National Service Standards compliance, 2017 Health, Standard 14/06/2017