National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27–Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2021
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 27–Hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2021|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 16/09/2020|
Number of hospital bed days used by patients whose acute (or sub-acute) episode of admitted patient care has finished and who have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and approved for residential aged care.
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2021) Health, Standard 19/11/2020|
|Outcome area:||Aged Care Health, Standard 07/07/2010|
Collection and usage attributes
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Number of patient days used by patients who are waiting for/unable to access residential aged care, where:
|Numerator data elements:|
Total patient days (including overnight and same-day separations)
|Denominator data elements:|
2018–19—Nationally, by 2016 Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles (not reported).
2018–19—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2021 National Healthcare Agreement performance reporting: 2018–19.
The scope of the NHMD is episodes of care for admitted patients in essentially all hospitals in Australia, including public and private acute and psychiatric hospitals, free-standing day hospital facilities, alcohol and drug treatment hospitals and dental hospitals.
For 2018–19 data, the 2016 SEIFA IRSD quintile and decile data will be produced using the Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2016 geographical unit of Statistical Area 2 (SA2).
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data source attributes
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Further data development / collection required:|
Specification: Substantial work required, the measure requires significant work to be undertaken.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 27–Number of hospital patient days used by those eligible and waiting for residential aged care, 2020 Health, Standard 13/03/2020