STATUS OF PATIENT INCLUDED IN THE PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS

Format/length: n1
HES item: CENSAT
National Codes:
Default Codes:

Notes:
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:

1 Detained patient
2 Long term patient
3 Detained and long term patient
 

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural STATUS OF PATIENT INCLUDED IN THE PSYCHIATRIC CENSUS