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Funded Nursing Care Team - BPCTP 87

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Placement Title Funded Nursing Care Team - BPCTP 87
Your Placement Contact Rachael Whittle - Send Email
Placement Address St Peter's House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 462291
Your University Contact: Gaynor Fenton - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Initial meeting with Mentor
Local orientation and introductions to our team
Discussion re:  Learning needs
Learning opportunities
Placement objectives
Spoke opportunities

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Allocation of a mentor prior to start of student placement
Assessments to be completed in a timely manner at appropriate times

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

We have flexible Monday to Friday working hours in place.
Start and finish times may vary day to day but will be within the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm.
Hours will be arranged by mentor on commencement of placement.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Clients own homes
Specialist Placements
Nursing homes

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

In-depth nursing assessments
Communication skills
Organisational skills

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Exposure to Safeguarding
Exposure to Best Interest Meetings
Exposure to Discharge Planning Meetings
Exposure to MDT’s

What resources are available to help students learning?

Experienced Nurses
Hospital Library
Access to intranet
Supervision days
Study days

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Clinical Audits

Spoke Placements

Safe-guarding team
Nursing Homes
Social Worker
Integrated Discharge Team
Discharge to Assess
Children’s Nurse Assessor
Mental Health Nurse Assessor
Lead Nurse for Quality and Safety
Medicine Management Team

Additional Information

This placement offers the unique opportunity to work with experienced nurses, in a community setting.  The role includes, but is not limited to - completing thorough nursing assessments for people in their own homes, nursing homes and hospitals and reviewing their needs to ensure they are receiving the best care.  We support care providers and monitor the quality of service provided to our clients.
Although this placement Is not clinical based, our students will have amazing opportunities to develop their skills in identifying client’s needs, developing exceptional communication skills as well as practising essential organisational skills; attending a variety of meetings with a variety of professionals as well as clients and family members.