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CMHT Functional North - GMWP 12

Placement Overview

Placement Title CMHT Functional North - GMWP 12
Your Placement Contact Simon Edge, Joanne Murphy, Suzanne Ogle - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Adult Team, Bentley House, Viking Works, Weston Street, Bolton, BL3 2RX
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 483000
Your University Contact: Neil Murphy - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction, general to environment, written
  • Meet with identified Mentor to set Action Plans

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Working with Mentor on regular shadowing of Staff of the MDT and Mentor

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Opportunities to do out of hours shifts - evening and weekends

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Work with adults who have secondary mental health needs in community-based settings and their own homes
  • Community based assessments
  • Primary Care Liaison
  • Secondary Care Caseload work - short term interventions Social Care Aspects - shadow Social Workers in the team

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Integrated Health and Social Care approach to assessment and treatment

Care Planning using CPA.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assessment Care Planning
  • Interventions
  • Evaluations
  • MDT Working
  • Communication

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Collaborative Working
  • Multi-disciplinary working
  • Self development
  • Risk Assessment in community setting
  • Responsibilities

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Knowledge
  • Information packs
  • Skills of staff in team
  • Available literature, reading materials in various locations

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Practice Development - regular CPA audits Utilise Evidence based Practice
  • Clinical supervision

Spoke Placements

  • Community Based Resources
  • Volunteer Agencies
  • A & E Liaison
  • Out of Hours
  • Crisis Resolution
  • Wards

Additional Information