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The number of beds available in the specialised residential mental health services for overnight accommodation, averaged over the counting period.


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This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Average number of beds N[NNN.N] ".
Data Type Number
Format N[NNN.N]
Maximum character length 5


Guide for use:

Residential mental health beds are available only if they are suitably located and equipped to provide residential mental health care and the necessary financial and human resources can be provided. Average available residential mental health beds are the average bed counts conducted during the year as required.

Inclusions: Both occupied and unoccupied residential mental health beds are included.

This data element is necessary to provide an indicator of the capacity of the residential service.


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