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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Residual expenditure (mental health service)—support services
METeOR identifier:722147
Registration status:Health, Standard 16/01/2020
Definition:

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 the cost of administration and other support services provided at the region-level. Such services include regional administration, information systems, personnel, finance and accounting functions. These services are usually provided from a central pool of resources managed at a regional level.

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

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Currency
Format:N[N(8)]
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:

These services are usually provided from a central pool of resources managed at a regional level. Do not count these costs if they have been included in the expenditure reported by service delivery organisations within the region.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

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Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (support services), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018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