AGE GROUP INTENDED

Format/length: n1
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Notes:
DSCN 07/2000 implemented a change to replace the composite data items WARD TYPE AT PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS DATE and WARD TYPE AT START OF EPISODE within CDS by their constituent components. For CDS message purposes therefore the constituent component AGE GROUPS INTENDED is required to be separately recorded.

The following values for the classifications of attribute AGE GROUP INTENDED, with the addition of HOME LEAVE, are to be used:

1 Neonates
2 Children and /or adolescents
3 Elderly
8 Any age
9 Home Leave
 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural AGE GROUPS INTENDED