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Bury RAID Team - PCBP 29

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Placement Title Bury RAID Team - PCBP 29
Your Placement Contact Michelle Holt - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Rapid Assessment Interface and Discharge / A&E Liaison Team Mental Health Practitioners


Placement Address Irwell Unit, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Rd, Bury, BL9 7TD
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 716 1061
Your University Contact: Gill Rayner - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Meeting their Mentor on the first day of their placement or if possible should be within 2 days
Offering associate mentors
Orientation booklet, tour of the building, fire procedures etc. and getting to know the players in the team

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students to work with their Mentor at least 40% of their shift pattern
Associate mentors available at all times
Mid point / final point to be diarised within the 1st week of placement
Student shift pattern to be placed on off duty

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Night:  21:00hrs – 08:00hrs
Days: 08:00hrs – 21:00hrs

Notes:  Student should try and adhere to our 24hr shift patterns, 7 days a week,  unless prior arrangements have been made or in exceptional circumstance, unavoidable.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

A&E department
Urgent Care Centre
136 suites
Medical wards
Follow up clinical interventions (home environment /John Elliot Unit / Irwell Unit)

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Practitioners complete clinical risk assessment, formulation and management of risk, utilising the Storm’ principles within Pennine Care Policy Guidelines
Bio-psychosocial model of Nursing Care

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Numerous pathways into our service
Mandatory ‘crisis’ assessment/ risk management documentation
Police street triage knowledge
136 suite information/paperwork to be completed
Assessments on medical wards
Assessments in the A&E department (Bury) / Urgent Care Centre (Rochdale)
Arranging Mental Health Act assessments

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Spoke placements available with other MDT

What resources are available to help students learning?

A varied wealth of knowledge within the members of our team
Intranet/internet access via IT department
Consultant psychiatrists available
Self help guide booklets available for all mental health problems

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Five areas approach work books
Prescription and provision of crisis medication
Psycho education
Coping strategy management
Provision of information to carers and signposting to carer support services
Drink diary
Mood diary
Professional support

Spoke Placements

Numerous available outside Raid Team
On site-,
Access team
Home Treatment Team
Older peoples Raid Team
Alcohol Liaison Team

Additional Information

Café/restaurant onsite
Kitchen available with fridge, microwave
Uniforms are worn within the team
Car parking is a pay and display, (vouchers available from general office)

PEF - Christine Clegg