CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY

The level of resources and intensity of care which it is intended to provide or is provided in a particular WARD.

Description

The level of resources and intensity of care which it is intended to provide or is provided in a particular WARD.

Notes:

  • National Code descriptions have been updated to remove National Code headings and add prefixes. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

National Codes:

51

Mental Illness intensive care: specially designated ward for PATIENTS needing containment and more intensive management. This is not to be confused with intensive nursing where PATIENTS may require one to one nursing while on a standard WARD  

52

Mental Illness short stay: PATIENTS intended to stay less than a year

53

Mental Illness long stay: PATIENTS intended to stay a year or more

61

Learning Disability PATIENTS

 in a designated or interim secure unit

62

Learning Disability PATIENTS

intending to stay less than a year

63

Learning Disability

  PATIENTS  intending to stay a year or more

41

Only for maternity PATIENTS looked after by CONSULTANTS  

43

Only for maternity PATIENTS looked after by GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS  

42

Joint use for maternity PATIENTS looked after by CONSULTANTS and  GENERAL MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS  

33

Neonates

: maternity: associated with the maternity WARD in that cots are in the maternity WARD nursery or in the WARD itself

32

Neonates

: non-maternity: not associated with the maternity WARD and without designated cots for intensive care

31

Neonates

: not associated with the maternity WARD and in which there are some designated cots for intensive care

21

Younger physically disabled PATIENTS: spinal units, only those units which are nationally recognised

22

Younger physically disabled PATIENTS: other units

81

Terminally ill/ Palliative Care   PATIENTS

11

General PATIENTS: for intensive therapy, including high dependency care

12

General PATIENTS: for normal therapy: where resources permit the admission of PATIENTS who might need all but intensive or high dependency therapy

13

General PATIENTS: for limited therapy: where nursing care rather than continuous medical care is provided. Such WARDS can be used only for PATIENTS carefully selected and restricted to a narrow range in terms of the extent and nature of disease

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural CLINICAL CARE INTENSITIES

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class WARD OPERATIONAL PLAN has an attribute CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY of type CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Data Element INTENDED CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY CODE is the data element of CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Data Element INTENDED CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH) is the data element of CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Data Element INTENDED CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY CODE references in description CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Data Element INTENDED CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY CODE (MENTAL HEALTH) references in description CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Attribute MENTAL HEALTH ADMITTED PATIENT CLASSIFICATION references in description CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY
Class WARD OPERATIONAL PLAN references in description CLINICAL CARE INTENSITY