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Allied health service event—non-admitted patient service provider setting, code N[N]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAllied health service event non-admitted patient service provider setting
METeOR identifier:Help on this term706017
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The setting in which an allied health service provider is located to deliver an allied health service to a non-admitted patient during an allied health service event, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Allied health service event—non-admitted patient service provider setting

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
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
80Other

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

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Allied Health Professions Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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The setting recorded is the setting where the allied health service provider is located to deliver the allied health service event.

For example, if the mode of delivery of the allied health service event is via telephone communication, the setting would be the location of the allied health service provider.

An allied health service event (non-admitted patient) service provider setting is classified as 'public' if it is operated by or on behalf of a Commonwealth, state or territory or local government agency.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Allied Health Professions Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Allied health non-admitted patient NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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