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MO:DEL Team - HMPP 7

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Placement Title MO:DEL Team - HMPP 7
Your Placement Contact Sandi Baylis, Thabiso Nyathi - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address April House, 104 Fairfield Street, Manchester, M1 2WR
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 357 1333
Your University Contact: Sean Welsh - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Students are encouraged to contact MO:DEL before their placement begins to arrange agreed starting date and time.
All students receive a welcome pack on commencement of their placement and a mentor will be allocated.
Full orientation to the MO:DEL Team including orientation to building and local fire procedures.
Complete new user access forms as necessary for access to IT systems and PARIS.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

All of the mentors within the MO:DEL team attend annual mentor updates.
Mentors have access to clinical and line management supervision.
A team approach will be adopted to support the student during their placement and to enhance their learning.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

The MO:DEL Service operates Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

MO:DEL work collaboratively with adults who have concerns about their mental well-being and who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
Appointments will take place in a variety of settings including but not limited to, patient’s home, probation services and prison.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Nursing models offer a framework to guide practice and education. Although MO:DEL do not use one specific nursing model, each practitioner will adopt aspects of a number of models to support the patient they are working with. Each patient will have a holistic assessment of their needs completed and care planning will follow on from this assessment and will be individual for each patient in order to meet the needs identified.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Clinical assessment of patient need
Risk assessment / Risk Management
Safeguarding awareness - adults and children.
Multidisciplinary working
Liaison with other agencies
Development of communication skills - written (electronically) documentation, verbal and non-verbal)
Organisation and case management
Time Management skills
Knowledge of the Mental Health Act
Medication information
Record Keeping

In addition, other skills relevant to student needs and within the levels/competency needs for their given period of placement.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System (CJS) and sections of the Mental Health Act that can be/are frequently used when someone is in contact with the CJS.
Opportunity to attend the Mentally Vulnerable Offender Panel (MVOP)
Liaison with Probation, Police and Prison Mental Health In-Reach Teams.

What resources are available to help students learning?

Whilst on placement with MO:DEL, students will be able to;
-Shadow staff and have the opportunity to participate in patient care.
-Attend team meetings / allocation meetings
-Access the Internet and the Intranet
-Access the Trust Library
-Access the Recovery Academy
-View and add to the Student Information board
-View and add to the MO:DEL Resource File

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

All activities are audited for research and logistic purposes.

Spoke Placements

At MO:DEL there are a large number of spoke placements that can be accessed by students and these can be identified on placement.
Spoke placements can be identified to meet the student’s needs to complete relevant assignments and competences.

Additional Information

Dress code is smart casual. No jeans to be worn whilst on placement. You will be expected to have your student ID with you at all times.
All students are welcome to contact our team prior to formal start date of placement for a more informal look round.