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Table 1 Administration of measures according to the MH-NOCC protocol

From: Achievements in mental health outcome measurement in Australia: Reflections on progress made by the Australian Mental Health Outcomes and Classification Network (AMHOCN)

  Inpatient Community residential Ambulatory
  Admission Review Discharge Admission Review Discharge Admission Review Discharge
Children and Adolescents          
 HoNOSCA
 CGAS - - -
 FIHS - - -
 Principal and Additional Diagnoses - - -
 Mental Health Legal Status - - -
Adults          
 HoNOS
 LSP-16 - - - -
 Consumer self-report - - -
 Principal and Additional Diagnoses - - -
 Focus of Care - - - - - - -
 Mental Health Legal Status - - -
Older persons          
 HoNOS 65+
 LSP-16 - - - -
 RUG-ADL - - - - -
 Consumer self-report - - -
 Principal and Additional Diagnoses - - -
 Focus of Care - - - - - - -
 Mental Health Legal Status - - -
  1. LEGEND: HoNOS: Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (Clinician-rated); LSP-16: Life Skills Profile 16 (Clinician-rated); MHI: Mental Health Inventory (Consumer-rated); BASIS-32: Behaviour and Symptom Identification Scale (Consumer-rated); K-10+: Kessler 10 Plus (Consumer-rated); HoNOSCA: Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (Clinician-rated); CGAS: Children’s Global Assessment Scale (Clinician-rated); SDQ: Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (Consumer/Parent-rated); HoNOS65+: Health of the Nation Outcome Scales 65+ (Clinician-rated); RUG-ADL: Resource Utilisation Groups – Activities of Daily Living (Clinician-rated).
  2. Table adapted from Department of Health and Ageing [12].