NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE

The level of care received by a Neonate during a Neonatal Level Of Care Period.

National Codes

Code Description
0 Normal Care: Care given by the mother or mother substitute with medical and neonatal nursing advice if needed.
1

Special Care: Care given in a special care nursery, transitional care ward or Postnatal ward which provides care and treatment exceeding normal routine care. Some aspects of special care can be undertaken by a mother supervised by qualified nursing staff. Special nursing care includes support and education of the infant's parent(s).

2 Level 2 Intensive Care (High Dependency Intensive Care): Care given in an intensive or special care nursery which provides continuous skilled supervision by qualified and specially trained nursing staff who may care for more babies than in Level 1 Intensive Care. Medical supervision is not so immediate as in Level 1 Intensive Care. Care includes support of the infant's parent(s).
3 Level 1 Intensive Care (Maximal Intensive Care): Care given in an intensive care nursery which provides continuous skilled supervision by qualified and specially trained nursing and medical staff. Such care includes support of the infant's parent(s).

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural NEONATAL LEVELS OF CARE

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class ACTIVITY GROUP has an attribute NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE of type NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
Data Element NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE CODE is the data element of NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
Supporting Information Main Specialty and Treatment Function Codes Table references in description NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
Data Element NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE CODE references in description NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
NHS Business Definition Neonatal Level of Care Period references in description NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE
NHS Business Definition Well Baby references in description NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE