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|Health Status and Outcomes (‘TIER 1’)
How healthy are Australians? Is it the same for everyone? Where is the most opportunity for improvement?
Prevalence of disease, disorder, injury or trauma or other health-related states.
Alterations to body, structure or function (impairment), activities (activity limitation) and participation (restrictions in participation)
|Life Expectancy and Well-Being
Broad measures of physical, mental, and social well-being of individuals and other derived indicators such as Disability Adjusted Life Expectancy (DALE).
Age or condition specific mortality rates.
|Determinants of Health (‘TIER 2’)
Are the factors determining health changing for the better? Is it the same for everyone? Where and for whom are they changing for the worse?
Physical, chemical and biological factors such as air, water, food and soil quality resulting from chemical pollution and waste disposal.
Socio-economic factors such as education, employment per capita expenditure on health, and average weekly earnings.
Characteristics of communities and families such as population density, age distribution, health literacy, housing, community support services and transport.
Attitudes, beliefs knowledge and behaviours e.g., patterns of eating, physical activity, excess alcohol consumption and smoking.
Genetic related susceptibility to disease and other factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels and body weight.
|Health System Performance (‘TIER 3’)
How well is the health system performing in delivering quality health actions to improve the health of all Australians? Is it the same for everyone?
Care, intervention or action achieves desired outcome.
Care/intervention/action provided is relevant to the client’s needs and based on established standards.
Achieving desired results with most cost effective use of resources.
Service provides respect for persons and is client orientated: - respect for dignity, confidential, participate in choices, prompt, quality of amenities, access to social support networks, and choice of provider.
Ability of people to obtain health care at the right place and right time irrespective of income, geography and cultural background.
Potential risks of an intervention or the environment are identified and avoided or minimised.
Ability to provide uninterrupted, coordinated care or service across programs, practitioners, organisations and levels over time.
An individual or service’s capacity to provide a health service based on skills and knowledge.
System or organisation’s capacity to provide infrastructure such as workforce, facilities and equipment, and be innovative and respond to emerging needs (research, monitoring).
|Domains falling outside the National Mental Health Performance Framework|
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