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Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2018)

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Indicator set type:Help on this termOther
METeOR identifier:Help on this term693108
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Candidate 09/08/2018
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This indicator set contains the specifications based on the Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, Third Edition (2013), intended for local benchmarking and service improvement initiatives.

When originally developed, the key performance indicators for Australian public mental health services were numbered from 1 to 15. These numbers have been removed from both the service and jurisdictional level versions however, the number is summarised in the table below for reference. KPI 14 was removed from the set in 2017, however it has been retained for context in Changes to mental health consumers' clinical outcomes.

Indicator number Indicator name
PI 01 Changes in mental health consumers' clinical outcomes
PI 02 28 day mental health readmissions
PI 03 National Mental Health Service Standards compliance
PI 04 Average length of acute mental health inpatient stay
PI 05 Average cost per acute mental health admitted patient day
PI 06 Average treatment days per three-month community mental health care period
PI 07 Average cost per community mental health treatment day
PI 08 Population access to specialised clinical mental health care
PI 09 New client index
PI 10 Comparative area resources
PI 11 Pre-admission community mental health care
PI 12 Post-discharge community mental health care
PI 13 Mental health consumer outcomes participation
PI 14 Outcomes readiness
PI 15 Seclusion rate
N/A Restraint rate

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See also Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (2018) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

See also Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Jurisdictional level version) (2018) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Supersedes Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services (Service level version) (2015–) Health, Standard 19/11/2015

Indicators linked to this Indicator set:Help on this term

Average cost per acute mental health admitted patient day, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Average cost per community mental health treatment day, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Average length of acute mental health inpatient stay, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Average treatment days per three-month community mental health care period, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Change in mental health consumer's clinical outcomes, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Comparative area resources, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Mental health consumer outcomes participation, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Mental health new client index, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Mental health readmissions to hospital, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

National Mental Health Service Standards compliance, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Population access to specialised clinical mental health care, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Post-discharge community mental health care, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Pre-admission community mental health care, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

Restraint rate, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 09/08/2018

Seclusion rate, 2018 (Service level) Health, Candidate 02/10/2018

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Glossary terms that are relevant to this indicator set include:

Admitted patient mental health care service

Ambulatory mental health care service

Brief ambulatory episode of mental health care

Brief inpatient episode of mental health care

Community mental health care treatment day

Episode of care

Separation

Source and reference attributes

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National Mental Health Performance Subcommittee (NMHPSC) 2013. Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services, 3rd edn. Canberra: NMHPSC.

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