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All Saints Hospital - DSP 4

Placement Overview

Placement Title All Saints Hospital - DSP 4
Your Placement Contact Ron Morris - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Team Leader

Placement Address 159 Grange Ave, Oldham, OL8 4EF
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 622 4220
Placement Web Site
Your University Contact: Will Hough - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?



What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors on both the open ward and secure services

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Days:- 07.00 - 19.30

Night:- 19.00 - 07.30

Note:- Half day shifts available for students on placement

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Low secure forensic service

Open rehabilitation ward

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Holistic rehabilitation programmes specifically formulated for Deaf people with significant mental health problems

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Measurement and recording of observations and how to interpret findings
  • you will be involved with drug administration throughout your placement
  • Blood glucose testing and recording of
  • Hand hygiene
  • Infection control
  • Documentation
  • Health & Safety
  • Risk assessments
  • Observation levels
  • Care planning
  • Handover/ward round planning
  • Psychosocial assessments
  • Role of named nurse
  • Care programme approach/117 aftercare planning/ECC
  • Mental Health Act
  • Incident/Accident forms

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Deaf awareness
  • Forensic services
  • Deafness in mental health
  • Learning disabilities
  • Assessment
  • Speech and language British Sign Language
  • Communication mediums
  • Security
  • Substance misuse
  • Social work
  • Commissioners reports
  • Care planning (pictorial format)

What resources are available to help students learning?

Resource area

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Additional Information

If you are pregnant, please contact the University Placements Unit as soon as possible as you will not be accepted for a placement in this area.