2021 ACCS Dashboard
For definitions of the terms used in these dashboards, please refer to the ACCS Dashboard Definitions section of this page.
ACCS Dashboard Archive
ACCS Dashboard Definitions
Age: Age of individual on the last day of the reporting quarter.
Race/Ethnicity: The DMH information system includes 10 categories for Race and 52 categories for Ethnicity. Categories with small numbers are grouped into Other.
DMH Inpatient Continuing Care Facilities: Indicator includes individuals discharged from a DMH inpatient continuing care facility who are newly enrolled into ACCS. Does not include individuals who were enrolled in ACCS at the time of their admission to the facility. Includes the following facilities: Metro Boston Mental Health Unit at Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center, Metro Boston Mental Health Units at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Tewksbury State Hospital Hathorne Units, Taunton State Hospital, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital and DMH Continuing Care Unit at Vibra Hospital.
Supervised Group Living: ACCS housing settings that have the capacity to provide up to 24/7/365 on-site staffing. Staff members in these settings provide treatment and supervision to individuals who need this environment to develop the skills necessary to transition and live in a more independent housing setting.
DMH Rental Assistance: A program administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) in cooperation with DMH that provides rental subsidies to DMH clients.
Community Tenure: Individuals who are living in the community during the reporting month without any hospitalizations or stay in another institutional setting during that month.
Inpatient Psychiatric: Includes admissions to acute private and general hospitals with inpatient psychiatric units and to DMH acute units at Pocasset Mental Health Center and Corrigan Mental Health Center.
Inpatient Medical: Includes all admissions to a medical unit at a general hospital. Does not include Emergency Department visits.
Skilled Nursing Facility: Facilities providing skilled nursing and rehabilitative services, typically to provide rehabilitation from an illness or injury, or frequent care for the management of a chronic medical condition.
Jail/Prison: Includes Department of Corrections (DOC) prison facilities and county House of Corrections.
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