Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
      • Method
      • Revised definitions
      • Approvals
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Background
      • 1.2 Scope of the project
      • 1.3 Project governance
      • 1.4 Admitted patient subacute and non-acute care in Australian hospitals: overview
      • 1.5 Structure of this report
    • 2 Method
      • 2.1 Data on subacute and non-acute services
      • 2.2 Review of literature
      • 2.3 Consultation
      • 2.4 Overarching principles
    • 3 Revised definitions and guidelines
      • 3.1 Subacute care definition
      • 3.2 Non-acute care definition
      • 3.3 Care types
      • 3.4 Guidelines for care type assignment
      • 3.5 Related data definitions
    • 4 Future work
      • 4.1 Feedback of comparative care type information
      • 4.2 Non-admitted patients
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A Admitted patient subacute and non-acute care in Australian hospitals
        • Data source and definitions
        • Admitted patient subacute and non-acute care activity in 2010-11
        • Patterns of change of care type
      • Appendix B Summary of key literature
        • Definitions of subacute and non-acute care
        • Definition of care type
        • Patient dependent criteria
        • Care type assignment hierarchies
      • Appendix C Former definition: Hospital service-care type, code N[N].N
      • Appendix D Revised definition: Hospital service-care type, code N[N]
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures