STATUS OF PATIENT INCLUDED IN THE PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS
The information about the current detained status is derived from LEGAL STATUS CLASSIFICATION CODE (AT CENSUS DATE) and the length of stay in hospital derived from details held about the current HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL.
See Mental Health Act 1983 Table for details of how this data item relates to Parts and Sections of the Act.
The following values can be used:
|2||Long term patient|
|3||Detained and long term patient|
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||STATUS OF PATIENT INCLUDED IN THE PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS|