Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Residual expenditure (mental health service)—program administration|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 16/01/2020|
Expenditure in Australian dollars 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 costs of administration and other support services (such as program management, admissions reception office, medical records etc.) at the mental health program-level (i.e. at state or territory, region or organisation level). Generally, these are resources that are specifically dedicated to the mental health program, are under the direct management control of the program and are funded by the program.
|Data Element Concept:||Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (program administration)|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||9|
|Unit of measure:||Australian currency (AU$)|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Generally, these are resources that are specifically dedicated to the mental health program, are under the direct management control of the program and are funded by the program.
Excludes payments to non-government organisations for services that are to be reported separately. These include 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.
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:
Do not count these costs if they have been included in the expenditure reported by service delivery organisations within the region.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (program administration), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018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