Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • Acknowledgements
    • Abbreviations
  • Chapters
    1. Introduction 
      • Background
      • The HACC MDS Project
      • Context
      • Objectives and scope of the HACC MDS
    2. The HACC Minimum Data Set
    3. Process 
      • Introduction
      • Information modelling
      • Application of ISO/IEC standard
      • Field test I
      • Key developmental area: service activity types
      • Key developmental area: data on carers
      • Key developmental area: dependency and need for assistance
      • The final field test
        • Recommendations
    4. The HACC Data Dictionary
      • Introduction
      • Drafting the Data Dictionary
      • The analytical framework
      • Service episode
      • HACC Data Dictionary Version 1.0: overview
        • Recommendations
    5. Mapping the HACC MDS
      • Introduction
      • Community Nursing Minimum Data Set Australia
      • Client Information and Referral Record
      • Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement Minimum Data Set
      • Aged Care Assessment Program Minimum Data Set
        • Recommendations
    6. Data linkage 
      • Introduction
      • Linkage key testing
      • Issues for implementation
      • Further testing of the proposed statistical linkage key
        • Recommendations
    7. Piloting the HACC MDS
      • Introduction
      • Options for the pilot
        • Recommendations
    8. Summary of recommendations 
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: National Steering Committee: HACC MDS Project 
      • Appendix B: Dependency and need for assistance: comparison of standard collection tools and assessment instruments
      • Appendix C: Recommended modifications to the Client Information and Referral Record (CIARR) 
    • References