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Home Based Treatment Team - NUOS 06

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Placement Title Home Based Treatment Team - NUOS 06
Your Placement Contact Mark Ayling - Send Email
Placement Address 71A, Chapel Road, Sale, M33 7EG
Placement City/Town: Sale
Your University Contact: John Vernon - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

All students will be allocated a mentor/associate mentor prior to the commencement in practice. The student will receive a welcome pack and will receive a full orientation and induction during the first 48 hours.

Students are welcome to have a pre-visit to the service and partake in their induction prior to commencement in practice and time will be given in lieu (optional).

Please contact the placement no sooner than two weeks prior to commencement to arrange your shift pattern.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Bio psychosocial model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

*History taking
*Identifying, quantifying and managing risks
*Mental state assessment
*Communicating with professionals within the wider multi-disciplinary team
*Monitoring continuity of care
*Adhering to treatment plans and ensuring modifications are made as necessary
*Working collaboratively with patients using the nursing process.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

*Awareness of Community care and lone working/ health and safety
*Visiting clients homes, supporting clients away from a hospital environment.
*Developing communication skills
*Risk Assessment
*Assessment care planning, implementation and evaluation
*Interpersonal relationships
*Engagement and disengagement skills.
*Team Working
*Record keeping

What resources are available to help students learning?

*Working with clients in crisis in their own homes
*Handovers Team meetings
*Delegation skills
*Management skills
*Working with outside agencies e.g police
*Intensive interventions

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

*The students have access to internet and intranet.
*Library access at the Prestwich site
*All members of the team are an excellent resources to support you in your learning e-learning programmes
*Study days/ in-house training

Spoke Placements

Students can access a variety of spokes placements which are highlighted in the student welcome pack and in a spoke folder in placement.

Students are expected to complete a spoke placement feedback sheet to identify what learning outcomes they want to achieve, what they learnt from the spoke experience and a discussion with their mentor of their experience and what further development opportunities would support their learning

Additional Information

Students are not required to wear their Uniform but expected to dress smart casual and wear their ID badges at all times.

Students will be visiting clients in their own homes and students are expected to maintain a professional image of the Crisis Resolution Team Treatment Service at all times in and outside clinical areas.

Anybody in inappropriate dress will be sent home immediately on arrival to change