Statewide - Adult mental health post-discharge client follow-up rate - Quarterly Data

Category: Mental Health » Post discharge follow-up rate
01 January 2016 - 31 March 2018
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About this report

The proportion of separations from adult general acute inpatient units for which a community ambulatory service contact was recorded in the seven days immediately following that separation. It is an indicator of effective discharge management.
The statewide target is 75 per cent.

Notes:

  • Dandenong - Adult AMHS includes data for Casey Hospital. 
  • Statewide totals include Orygen.

Understanding community mental health services

A community mental health service is the first point of contact during business hours when accessing specialist mental health services. Mental health professionals employed by the community mental health service provide assessment, treatment and continuing care and support for clients with sever mental illness. Community mental health centres provide clinical services through a broad range or health professionals, including social workers, psychiatric nurses, consultant psychiatrists, occupational therapists, medical officers and psychologists.

Target

As part of Statewide and/or National agreements, targets have been set for some key performance indicators. These annual targets are shown to enable comparative achievements to be illustrated.

Statewide - Adult mental health post-discharge client follow-up rate - Quarterly Data

Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
Adult Mental Health post-discharge follow-up rate8988888989
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Jul - Sep 2017Oct - Dec 2017Jan - Mar 2018Apr- Jun 2018Jul - Sep 2018
Adult Mental Health post-discharge follow-up rate8988888989