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Service Agreement - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018, Post discharge community care follow up within 7 days, 2018

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termAcute 7 day post discharge community care
METeOR identifier:Help on this term700638
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019
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This KPI measures the percentage of separations from an acute psychiatric inpatient unit for which a community ambulatory service contact, in which the consumer participated, was recorded in the 7 days immediately following that separation.

Indicator set:Help on this termService Plan - Department of Health Tasmania: 2018 Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 28/03/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

This KPI is measured as a percentage.


Numerator: Number of overnight separations from the acute inpatient unit occurring, within the reference period, for which a community mental health service contact, in which the consumer participated, was recorded in the 7 days immediately following that separation.


Denominator: Number of overnight separations from the acute inpatient unit in the reference period.

Computation:Help on this term

100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of overnight separations from the acute inpatient unit occurring, within the reference period, for which a community mental health service contact, in which the consumer participated, was recorded in the 7 days immediately following that separation

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of overnight separations from the acute inpatient unit in the reference period

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termEpisode
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NN[N]

Accountability attributes

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2018-19 Service Agreement

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