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Non-admitted patient service provider setting code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term706010
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The setting of the service.

Representational attributes

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Format:Help on this termN[N]
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Public hospital (includes public psychiatric hospital)
2Private hospital (includes private psychiatric hospital)
3Public community health centre
4Private community health centre
5Public residential aged care service
6Private residential aged care service
7Private medical practitioner rooms or surgery
8Other public health service provider setting
9Other private health service provider setting
10Person’s home
11Education provider premises
12Person’s workplace

Collection and usage attributes

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CODES 1 and 2 Hospital

A 'hospital' is an establishment that provides at least minimal medical, surgical or obstetric services and/or care, and provides comprehensive qualified nursing services as well as other necessary professional services. The centre must be licensed by a state, territory or Commonwealth health department, or controlled by a government department. These codes include psychiatric hospitals; hospitals that specialise in dental, ophthalmic aids, and other specialised medical or surgical care; and free-standing day surgery centres.

CODES 3 and 4 Community health centre

A 'community health centre' is an establishment that provides a range of non-residential health services, or which provides for the coordination of health services elsewhere in the community.

CODES 5 and 6 Residential aged care service

A 'residential aged care service' is an establishment that provides long-term residential care, involving regular basic nursing care, primarily to older people who are frail or have disabilities. The service must be approved by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and/or licensed by the state or territory, or controlled by a government department.

CODE 7 Private medical practitioner rooms or surgery  

'Private medical practitioner rooms or surgery' provide investigation and treatment for acute conditions on a non-residential, day-only basis. This code includes 24-hour medical clinics and general practitioner surgeries.

CODES 8 and 9 Other health service provider setting

'Other health service provider setting' includes hospices, and alcohol and drug treatment centres.

CODE 10  Person's home

‘Person’s home' includes domiciliary nursing services.

CODE 11 Education provider premises

‘Education provider premises’ may include a pre-school, school, college or higher education provider premises

CODE 12 Person’s workplace

The physical location where work is carried out for a business or undertaking and includes any place where a worker goes, or is likely to be, while at work.

CODE 80 Other

'Other' covers services in settings other than those listed above.

Source and reference attributes

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Allied Health Professions Australia

Relational attributes

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Allied health service event—non-admitted patient service provider setting, code N[N] Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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