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  1. Emergency department - public hospital (Glossary Item)

    The dedicated area in a public hospital that is organised and administered to provide emergency care to those in the...

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  2. Emergency department (Glossary Item)

    An emergency department provides triage, assessment, care and/or treatment for patients suffering from medical condition/s and/or injury.

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    [Independent Hospital Pricing Authority: Standard] [Health: Standard]
  3. Patient presentation at emergency department (Glossary Item)

    The presentation of a patient at an emergency department occurs following the arrival of the patient at the emergency department...

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  4. Short term or emergency accommodation (Glossary Item)

    Short term or emergency accommodation may include: Refuges. Crisis shelter. Couch surfing. Living temporarily with friends and relatives. Insecure accommodation on...

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    [Housing assistance: Standard]
  5. Urgency related groups (Glossary Item)

    A patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the number and types of patients treated in an emergency...

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    [Independent Hospital Pricing Authority: Standard] [Health: Standard]
  6. Triage (Glossary Item)

    The process by which a patient is briefly assessed upon arrival in the emergency department to determine the urgency of...

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  7. Outpatient clinic service (Glossary Item)

    An examination, consultation, treatment or other service provided to non-admitted non-emergency patients in a specialty unit or under an organisational arrangement...

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    [Health: Superseded]
  8. Homelessness (Glossary Item)

    A person is experiencing homelessness if they are: In non-conventional accommodation or 'sleeping rough'; or Living in short-term or emergency accommodation...

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    [Housing assistance: Standard]
  9. Ambulatory care (Glossary Item)

    Care provided to hospital patients who are not admitted to the hospital, such as patients of emergency departments and outpatient...

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  10. Outpatient clinic service (Glossary Item)

    An examination, consultation, treatment or other service provided in an outpatient setting in a specialty unit or under an organisational...

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    [Health: Standard]
  11. Ambulatory mental health care service (Glossary Item)

    A specialised mental health service that provides services to people who are not currently admitted to a mental health admitted...

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    [Health: Standard]
  12. Geocode (Glossary Item)

    A description of the coordinates representing the location/position of an object.

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    [Community Services: Standard]
  13. Overnight-stay patient (Glossary Item)

    A patient who, following a clinical decision, receives hospital treatment for a minimum of one night, i.e. who is admitted...

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    [Health: Standard]
  14. Same-day patient (Glossary Item)

    A same-day patient is a patient who is admitted and separates on the same date, and who meets one of...

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    [Health: Standard]
  15. Homeless (SAAP) (Glossary Item)

    A person is homeless if he or she does not have access to safe, secure and adequate housing. Unsafe, insecure...

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    [Housing assistance: Standard]
  16. Assistance with activities and participation (Glossary Item)

    The help that a person receives or needs from another person, because of their difficulty in performing an activity or...

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    [Health: Standard] [Community Services: Standard]
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