National mental health report 2013

4.7 Tasmania

Page last updated: 2013

Table TAS1: Indicators of mental health reform in Tasmania

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Symbols used in table:

  • 'n.a.' signifies that the indicator is not available because relevant national data were not collected.
  • '..' indicates that the indicator is not applicable for the year on a comparable basis to other reported years.
  • '-' indicates zero.

A. State government expenditure

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
State spending on mental health services ($millions)
47
98
116
4,188
State spending per capita ($)
99
198
227
189
Per capita spending rank (1=highest to 8=lowest)
3
2
1
Average annual per capita spending growth since preceding milestone year (%)
4.9
4.8
4.1
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B. Service mix

% total service expenditureTasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Community services
34
62
59
55
Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals
47
-
-
13
Colocated general hospitals
19
38
41
32

C. Inpatient services

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Total hospital beds
245
1128
127
6,755
Per capita expenditure on inpatient care ($)
65
74
87
81
Inpatient beds per 100,000
52
26
25
30
Acute inpatient beds per 100,000
21
20
20
20
Non acute inpatient beds per 100,000
30.6
5.5
5.3
9.7
Stand-alone psychiatric hospitals as % of total beds
67
-
-
31
Average cost per patient day ($)
372
968
1,140
842
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D. Community services

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Ambulatory care - % total service expenditure
18
34
33
41
Ambulatory care - per capita expenditure ($)
18
65
71
74
NGOs - % total service expenditure
3.2
11.3
13.5
9.3
NGOs - per capita expenditure ($)
3
22
29
17
Residential services - % total service expenditure
12.1
22.4
19.2
6.0
Residential services - per capita expenditure ($)
12
43
41
11
Residential services - adult beds per 100,000 - 24 hour staffed
7.7
20.0
19.5
6.0
Residential services - adult beds per 100,000 - non-24 hour staffed
n.a.
23.9
24.6
5.0
Residential services - older persons' beds per 100,000 - 24 hour staffed
85
57
40
23
Residential services - older persons' beds per 100,000 - non-24 hour staffed
n.a.
-
-
0.4
Supported public housing places per 100,000
n.a.
5
5
22

E. Direct care workforce

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
Number full-time equivalent (FTE) staff
424
629
675
24,292
FTE per 100,000
90
127
132
108
FTE per 100,000 - ambulatory services
20
39
42
47
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F. Implementation of national service standards

% service expenditure covered by level 1 services:
  • Tasmania
    • 1992-93 - ..
    • 2007-08 - 55
    • 2010-11 - 48
  • Australia 2010-11 - 84

G. Consumer and carer participation

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
% services with level 1 consumer committee representation
-
43
3-
55
% total mental health workforce accounted for by consumer workers
n.a.
0.005
0.07
0.28
% total mental health workforce accounted for by carer workers
n.a.
-
0.07
0.18
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H. Medicare subsidised mental health services

Tasmania
1992-93
Tasmania
2007-08
Tasmania
2010-11
Australia
2010-11
% population seen - all MBS funded providers (psychiatrists, GPs, allied health)
n.a.
4.1
6.1
6.9
% population seen - GPs
n.a.
3.1
4.7
5.4
% population seen - consultant psychiatrists
1.2
0.9
1.0
1.3
% population seen - clinical psychologists
-
0.8
1.3
1.1
% population seen - registered psychologists and other allied health professionals
-
1.1
1.8
2.1
Total MBS mental health related benefits paid per capita ($)
n.a.
24
32
38

I. PBS-funded pharmaceuticals (including RPBS)

Total PBS/RPBS benefits paid per capita ($):
  • Tasmania
    • 1992-93 - 4
    • 2007-08 - 38
    • 2010-11 - 44
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Figure TAS1: Overall spending on mental health

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Per capita ($), constant prices 2010-11
TasmaniaNational
1992-93 Baseline year
99
97
1993-94
104
95
1994-95
106
99
1995-96
115
101
1996-97
116
108
1997-98 End 1st plan
115
112
1998-99
118
115
1999-2000
114
119
2000-01
120
123
2001-02
129
127
2002-03 End 2nd plan
125
133
2003-04
125
138
2004-05
138
145
2005-06
165
153
2006-07
187
160
2007-08 End 3rd plan
198
168
2008-09
200
172
2009-10
219
181
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
227
189
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Figure TAS2: Change in spending mix

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Psych hospitalsGeneral hospitalsAmbulatoryResidentialNGO
1992-93 Baseline year
46
19
18
12
3
1997-98 End 1st plan
37
27
34
15
4
2002-03 End 2nd plan
0
50
40
30
5
2007-08 End 3rd plan
0
74
65
43
10
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
0
87
71
41
15
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Figure TAS3 : Changes in inpatient services

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Expenditure (%)FTE (%)Beds (%)Days (%)
1992-93 Baseline year
0
0
0
0
1993-94
0
-1
2
-10
1994-95
-4
-2
-2
-9
1995-96
-2
7
-4
-10
1996-97
-1
1
-18
-24
1997-98 End 1st plan
-1
-3
-18
-37
1998-99
1
-12
-28
-34
1999-2000
-6
-20
-29
-40
2000-01
-9
-10
-44
-42
2001-02
-21
-1
-40
-64
2002-03 End 2nd plan
-23
-15
-37
-45
2003-04
-23
0
-43
-46
2004-05
-23
-11
-47
-47
2005-06
-15
-7
-49
-52
2006-07
8
13
-49
-54
2007-08 End 3rd plan
20
10
-48
-54
2008-09
23
11
-47
-51
2009-10
42
14
-48
-54
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
46
16
-48
-53
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Figure TAS4: Changes in ambulatory care

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Expenditure (%)FTE (%)
1992-93 Baseline year
0
0
1993-94
26
1
1994-95
50
14
1995-96
86
23
1996-97
92
10
1997-98 End 1st plan
90
15
1998-99
92
10
1999-2000
84
12
2000-01
91
28
2001-02
138
57
2002-03 End 2nd plan
126
57
2003-04
139
73
2004-05
175
71
2005-06
257
108
2006-07
275
106
2007-08 End 3rd plan
281
101
2008-09
304
114
2009-10
314
123
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
327
125
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Figure TAS5: Direct care workforce

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TasmaniaNational
1992-93 Baseline year
90
80
921993-94
88
78
1994-95
92
79
1995-96
96
79
1996-97
92
82
1997-98 End 1st plan
88
81
1998-99
87
84
1999-2000
82
85
2000-01
92
86
2001-02
104
90
2002-03 End 2nd plan
97
91
2003-04
105
93
2004-05
102
95
2005-06
124
99
2006-07
131
102
2007-08 End 3rd plan
127
103
2008-09
128
105
2009-10
133
105
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
132
108
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Figure TAS6: Inpatient and residential beds

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Beds per 100,000 population
Tas acuteTas non-acuteTas residentialNational all bed types
1992-93 Baseline year
21
31
15
50
1997-98 End 1st plan
21
22
13
41
2002-03 End 2nd plan
23
9
20
41
2007-08 End 3rd plan
20
5
36
41
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
20
5
33
40
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Figure TAS7: Trends in provision of public sector specialised beds - acute and non-acute beds per 100,000

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AcuteNon-acute
1992-93 Baseline year
21
31
1993-94
22
31
1994-95
23
28
1995-96
22
28
1996-97
21
22
1997-98 End 1st plan
21
22
1998-99
25
13
1999-2000
24
13
2000-01
20
10
2001-02
21
10
2002-03 End 2nd plan
23
9
2003-04
23
6
2004-05
22
4
2005-06
20
6
2006-07
20
5
2007-08 End 3rd plan
20
5
2008-09
21
5
2009-10
20
5
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
20
5
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Figure TAS8: Readmission to hospital within 28 days of discharge

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania
12.8
13.6
16.7
14.2
15.7
15.1
National
15.5
15.1
15.5
14.7
14.1
14.7
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Figure TAS9: Rates of pre-admission community care

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania
-
-
14
14
21
30
National
43
45
43
43
45
47
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Figure TAS10: Rates of post-discharge community care

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania
-
-
20
22
29
44
National
45
46
47
47
50
54
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Figure TAS11: Average treatment days per three month community care project

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2005-062006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania
4.7
4.1
5.9
6.0
5.2
5.5
National
6.0
6.1
6.5
6.1
6.3
6.4
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Figure TAS12: Percentage of population receiving state or territory community mental health services

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2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania
1.7
1.9
1.9
1.9
2.0
National
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.6
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Figure TAS13: Percentage of population receiving MBS-subsidised mental health services

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2006-072007-082008-092009-102010-112011-12
Tasmania
2.6
4.1
4.8
5.4
6.1
6.2
National
3.1
4.8
5.7
6.2
6.9
7.1
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Figure TAS14: New clients as a proportion of total clients under the care of state or territory specialised public mental health services

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2009-102010-11
Tasmania
46.0
44.7
National
40.4
40.1
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Figure TAS15: Mental health outcomes for people who receive treatment from state or territory services

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No significant changeSignificant deteriorationSignificant improvement
People discharged from hospital
20
4
76
People discharged from community care
44
3
53
People in ongoing community care
57
17
26
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Figure TAS16: Proportion of total mental health workforce accounted for by consumer and carer workers

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Tas consumer workersTas carer workersNational both
2002-03 End 2nd plan
0.00
0.00
0.35
2003-04
0.00
0.00
0.37
2004-05
0.00
0.00
0.36
2005-06
0.00
0.00
0.37
2006-07
0.00
0.00
0.38
2007-08 End 3rd plan
0.00
0.00
0.41
2008-09
0.08
0.08
0.42
2009-10
0.07
0.07
0.44
2010-11 Mid 4th plan
0.07
0.07
0.46
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Figure TAS17: Proportion of services reaching threshold standards of accreditation under the National Mental Health Standards, 2010-11

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TasmaniaNational
Level 1 - meets all standards
48.0
84.0
Level 2 - meets some standards
52.0
8.0
Level 3 - review booked/ in progress
0.0
4.3
Level 4 - does not meet criteria for levels 1-3
0.0
3.6
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Figure TAS18: Percentage of mental health consumers living in stable housing

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2007-082008-092009-102010-11
Tasmania 15-64 years
70
76
76
74
Tasmania 65+ years
67
66
72
70
National 15-64 years
77
78
78
78
National 65+ years
79
81
83
82
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