Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Residual expenditure (mental health service)—support services|
|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 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
|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.
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.
|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Specialised mental health service—residual expenditure (support services), total Australian currency N[N(8)] Health, Superseded 16/01/2020, ACT Health, Final 17/08/2018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