Skip to main content

Publication, Part of

Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics, AT: November 2021, MHSDS: September 2021 Final

Official statistics, Experimental statistics

Current Chapter

Learning Disability Services Monthly Statistics, AT: November 2021, MHSDS: September 2021 Final


AT data tables - total length of stay

The Assuring Transformation (AT) data tables were updated due to an issue with historic length of stay data being incorrectly calculated in table 2.7 (now removed). This has been replaced with table 3.4 which contains the correct data. Figures for November 2021 were unaffected.

20 December 2021 10:30 AM

Summary

Latest monthly statistics on Learning Disabilities and Autism (LDA) patients from the Assuring Transformation (AT) collection and Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS).

Data on inpatients with learning disabilities and/or autism are being collected both within the AT collection and MHSDS. There are differences in the inpatient figures between the AT and MHSDS data sets and work has been ongoing to better understand these. LDA data from MHSDS are experimental statistics.

A number of comparators are published each month to assess the differences in reporting between the collections. These can be found in the MHSDS datasets section.

Disruption relating to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) would seem to be affecting the quality and coverage of some of our statistics, such as an increase in non-submissions for some datasets. We have also seen some different patterns in the submitted data. For example, fewer patients are being admitted to and discharged from hospital. Therefore, data should be interpreted with care over the COVID-19 period.


Key Facts

There were 2,085 learning disabilities and/or autism inpatients at the end of the month.

1,150 (55%) of these have had a total length of stay over 2 years

*Total length of stay is the time since the date of first admission to any hospital as part of this continuous period of inpatient care

(Source: AT dataset)

65 were admitted to hospital

45 were first admissions in a year, 10 were readmissions within a year of the previous discharge, and 10 were transfers from other hospitals

(Source: AT dataset)

110 were discharged from hospital

90 (82%) of these were discharged back into the community

(Source: AT dataset)

There were 3,615 learning disabilities and/or autism inpatients at the end of the month.

(Source: MHSDS)

1,010 were admitted to hospital

(Source: MHSDS)

1,125 were discharged from hospital

(Source: MHSDS)




Last edited: 20 December 2021 9:33 am