Mental health phase of care—number of leave days, total N[NN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Mental health phase of care leave days|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 23/12/2020|
The total number of days spent on leave from a health care service during a mental health phase of care.
|Data Element Concept:||Mental health phase of care—number of leave days|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
A day is measured from midnight to midnight.
Leave days can occur for a variety of reasons, including:
The following rules apply in the calculation of leave days:
If a resident fails to return from leave, then the episode of mental health care is formally ended with the separation date recorded as the day the patient went on leave.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Mental health phase of care—number of leave days, total N[NN] Health, Superseded 23/12/2020
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Activity based funding: Mental health care NBEDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 23/12/2020