Central Return Form Guidance

KC57 - Patient Care in the Community - Community Psychiatric Nursing

    Part 1: First Contacts in the Financial Year (Persons Receiving Care) - Age and Sex of Patients
  1. Part 1 requires information about the number of first contacts recorded. These are PATIENTS with a FACE TO FACE CONTACT COMMUNITY CARE identified as FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR. The CONTACT DATE for this contact must fall between 1 April and 31 March of the year covered by the return. The contact must be within a COMMUNITY EPISODE of a NURSING IN THE COMMUNITY PROGRAMME where the COMMUNITY NURSE STAFF GROUP classification is Community Psychiatric Nurses providing mental illness services.

  2. Location of Contact
  3. This is the derived LOCATION TYPE where the FACE TO FACE CONTACT COMMUNITY CARE took place. It includes:

  4. Patient's Home
    Health Centre / Other GP or Clinic Premises
    Hospital Site
    Nursing Home
    School
    NHS & LA Residential Accommodation / Other LA Premises
    Residential or other Facility provided by Voluntary or Private Agency
    Other Location

    See Table 2: KC57 & KC58 for a more detailed breakdown of the LOCATION TYPESS which can be included.

  5. Contacts taking place in the following LOCATION TYPESS are excluded:

  6. 004 Ward on NHS Hospital Site
    017 NHS Consultant Clinic Premises on a NHS Hospital Site
    018 NHS Consultant Clinic Premises off a NHS Hospital Site
  7. Note that there can be only one FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR. If the PATIENT has had a FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR with a CPN team from the Trust, the fact that they may subsequently see other CPN teams from the same Trust is not recorded.

  8. Age (in years) at First Contact in the year (column 3)
  9. This is derived from the BIRTH DATE of the PERSON and the date of the contact (CONTACT DATES). Lines 01 - 10 include the following age groups:

  10. Under 5 years
    5 - 15 years
    16 - 24 years
    25 - 34 years
    35 - 44 years
    45 - 54 years
    55 - 64 years
    65 - 74 years
    75 - 84 years
    85 years and over
    Number of First Contacts in the Financial Year (columns 4 & 5)
  11. This requires a count of the FACE TO FACE CONTACTS COMMUNITY CARES with PATIENTS (and/or their proxies) taking place as part of a COMMUNITY EPISODE in a NURSING IN THE COMMUNITY PROGRAMME in the locations listed in paragraph 2 above. Only contacts identified as FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR are included. They are broken down by the sex of the Patient Males (column 4) and Females (column 5).

  12. Total (column 6)
  13. This is the total of all FACE TO FACE CONTACTS COMMUNITY CARES with members of a team led by a Community Psychiatric Nurse. The contacts are identified as FIRST CONTACT IN FINANCIAL YEAR and sub-divided by age group (see paragraph 5).

  14. Total all Ages (line 99)
  15. This is the total of all age groups counted in lines 01 to 10.