Seclusion

Seclusion indicators describe the frequency and duration of seclusion events that occur in acute mental health inpatient units.

Data available through February 2022, sourced from a March 23, 2022 refresh of the PRIMHD DataMart.

Please note:

  • MidCentral DHB data is only complete to December 2021
  • Waikato DHB data is only complete to September 2021
  • Auckland DHB data was last submitted in December 2021
  • Bay of Plenty DHB data is incomplete after October 2021.

Data visualisations

National seclusion summary

This report provides a national overview of seclusion within a single financial quarter. It includes the # of seclusion events as well as the # of unique tāngata whai ora secluded. Both of these values are also compared against the previous quarter and shown by month across the previous year.

Seclusion events, secluded tāngata whai ora and seclusion duration are presented by demographics (age, ethnicity and gender), as well as seclusion events per 1000 bednights and seclusion events per 100k population.

The entire report can be filtered by financial quarter and basic demographics (age, gender and prioritised ethnicity).

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Individual DHB summaries

This report provides individual DHB summaries of seclusion data. It includes the # of seclusion events as well as the # of unique tāngata whai ora secluded. Both of these values are also compared against the previous quarter and shown by month across the previous year.

Seclusion events, secluded tāngata whai ora and seclusion duration are presented by demographics (age, ethnicity and gender), as well as seclusion events per 1000 bednights and seclusion events per 100k population.

Shift patterns of seclusion event and duration are also presented.

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Forensic national summary

This report is similar to the national quarterly summary, except that this includes only data from forensic teams. Additional shift information is also presented.

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