Seclusion

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

Data available through October 2021, sourced from an October 31, 2021 refresh of the PRIMHD DataMart.

Note that activity data is only available through April for MidCentral, through May for West Coast, through June for Whanganui and Canterbury, and through July for Hutt Valley. As always, please use caution when exploring more recent time periods in any report.

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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