Episode of residential care—number of episodes of residential care, total NNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Number of episodes of residential care
METeOR identifier:721810
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Definition:

The total number of episodes of completed residential care occurring during the reference period. This includes both formal and statistical episodes of residential care.

Data Element Concept:Episode of residential care—number of episodes of residential care

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Format:NNNN
Maximum character length:4

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The sum of the number of episodes of residential care where the Episode of residential care end date has a value:

  • Equal to or greater than the beginning of the reference period (01 July each year); and
  • Less than or equal to the end of the reference period (30 June each year at midnight).
Collection methods:

To be reported for all specialised residential mental health care services, including non-government residential mental health care services and less than 24-hour residential mental health care services.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Episode of residential care—number of episodes of residential care, total NNNN Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Mental health establishments NMDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 16/01/2020

DSS specific attributes +