Towards national benchmarks for Australian mental health services

This report is the result of research undertaken in 1999 to assist with the identification of mental health data items and data sets to determine useful performance indicators and benchmarks for mental health services.

Page last updated: 2003

Date of publication: 2003

Towards national benchmarks for Australian mental health services (online)
PDF version: Towards national benchmarks for Australian mental health services (PDF 2135 KB large file)

The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover page (PDF 466 KB)
Title pages (PDF 149 KB) - includes title page, copyright and foreword
Contents (PDF 68 KB)

1. Purpose and background (PDF 238 KB)
2. Method (PDF 36 KB)
3. Results and discussion of the NMDS collection; 3.1 Institutional health care (PDF 401 KB)
3.2 Community mental health care (PDF 391 KB)
4. Results and discussion of the consumer outcomes collection (PDF 152 KB)
5. Results and discussion of the casemix collection (PDF 381 KB)
6. Conclusion - moving forward (PDF 86 KB)
7. References (PDF 61 KB)
8. Attachment 1: A summary of the MH-CASC study methodology (PDF 471 KB)

To obtain a hard copy of this publication, please email National Mailing and Marketing or ring (02) 6269 1080. The code for this publication is MH118.

Page last reviewed: 5 March 2013

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