The level of resources and intensity of care which it is intended to provide or is provided in a particular WARD.
|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|
|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|
Younger physically disabled PATIENTS
: spinal units, only those units which are nationally recognised
|22||Younger physically disabled PATIENTS: other units|
|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|
Note: The National Codes have been listed in logical sequence rather than alphanumeric order.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||CLINICAL CARE INTENSITIES