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Stroke Team - BUPCTP 25

Placement Overview

Placement Title Stroke Team - BUPCTP 25
Your Placement Contact Joanna Stevens, Clare Boyden - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Stroke Services Co-ordinator and stroke specialist nurse

Placement Address Early Discharge and Assessment Stroke Team, Holcombe House, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 716 1202
Your University Contact: Tyler Warburton - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction to team
  • Placement orientation booklet

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

2 Mentors who share the student as nursing clinical workload is not sufficient to maintain 2 students.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Days are:- 08.00 - 16.00 or 08.30 - 16.30 No nights available

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Clinics Home visits Hospital assessment.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roy's Adaptation Model Goal Attainment Theory Orem's Self Care.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assessment of a patient in their own home
  • Blood pressure management
  • Psychological assessment
  • Pulse Moving and Handling
  • Continence Assessment
  • Care planning.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Assessment of medication.Work with AHP's and as part of an MDT.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Resource folder
  • Online resources
  • Books to borrow

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Several active research studies including EXTRA's rehab study, AFOOT research study.

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Additional Information

This is an MDT and students are exposed to a wide variety of experiences working in someone's home.