Acute stroke clinical care standard indicators: 4b- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke assessed for ongoing rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to separation from acute care, 2019-

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Indicator 4b- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke assessed for ongoing rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to separation from acute care
METeOR identifier:719058
Registration status:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 09/09/2019
Description:

Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who are assesed for ongoing stroke rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to seperation from acute care.

Indicator set:Clinical care standard indicators: acute stroke Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 03/11/2020

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

A structured assessment tool  such as the Australian Stroke Coalition Rehabilitation Working Group. Assessment for Rehabilitation: Pathway and Decision-Making Tool should be used and the outcome of the assessment must be documented in the medical record.

Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke. The final diagnosis is made at the hospital where the patient is admitted for the acute phase of management of their stroke.

Seperation from acute care is specified as either being transferred to another ward or discharge to the community or home including an aged care facility.

Computation:

(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who were assessed for rehabilitation using a structured assesment tool prior to discharge from the acute care  

Denominator:

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Episode
Format:

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:

Australian Stroke Coalition Rehabilitation Working Group 2012. Assessment for Rehabilitation: Pathway and decision-making tool. Melbourne.