Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (mental health research), total Australian currency N[N(8)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Residual expenditure (mental health service)—mental health research
METeOR identifier:722131
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Expenditures by specialised mental health services that cannot be directly related to programs operated by a particular organisation or service unit (that is, can only be indirectly related to a particular organisation or service unit).  It refers to expenditure on basic or applied research in the mental health field funded by the organisation, region or state/territory administration.

Data Element Concept:Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (mental health research)

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Currency
Maximum character length:9
Unit of measure:Australian currency (AU$)

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Excludes payments to non-government organisations for services that are to be reported separately. These are payments for accommodation services, advocacy services, community awareness services, counselling services, independent living skills support services, pre-vocational training services, psychosocial support services, recreational services, respite services, self-help support group services and other unspecified services payments.

Collection methods:

Residual mental health expenditure is to be reported only at the level at which the expenditure occurred (state/territory, region or organisational), and should not be counted at more than one level. Expenditure should be reported for these categories, where applicable:

Report research expenditure for this category only where the research operated independently and where that expenditure is not reported elsewhere. Where the research activity occurs as an integral component of service delivery (e.g. in cases where research staff are also clinical staff within a hospital unit), the expenditure should be reported under the relevant service unit (at the organisation-level).

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (mental health research), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

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