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Stansfield Place - PCRP 9

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Placement Title Stansfield Place - PCRP 9
Your Placement Contact Samantha Costello, Michelle Shepherd and David Searles - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Charge Nurse, Practice Education Lead

Placement Address 1 Marshall Street, Rochdale, OL16 5PX
Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Placement Phone 01706 676450/676451, Fax - 01706 676452
Your University Contact: Suzanne King - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Full key induction
  • Full net induction
  • Meeting with mentor
  • Individualized action plans related to each students learning needs.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

A mentor is pre identified before a student comes onto the placement area.

This information will be available for the student when they telephone the Unit to arrange a visit and to meet the mentor.

An associate mentor will also be allocated to a student thus providing further support to the student and mentor.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30 - 13:30


12.45 - 19:45


19.30 - 07.45

Shift Notes:

  • Long days - 07:30 till 19:45
  • Staff generally work long days 3 days one week and 4 days the nest
  • This is negotiable.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) patients moving on from the Low Secure Rehabilitation Service to a variety of Community based Services depending on need.

Patients with a varying degree of Mental Illness/Care Treatment Plans.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Stress Vulnerability Model is utilized on the Unit plus other Psycho-Social Intervention and Models.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • MDT Working
  • Risk assessment/management
  • The Implementation of the Care Pathway
  • Admissions/Discharges
  • CBT Therapy
  • Psycho Social Interventions
  • Medication administration
  • Treatment and Care Planning
  • Therapeutic Relationship.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Networking with external agencies
  • Family Interventions.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Access to Nursing, Medical, Psychological and Community Services and Professionals
  • Intranet.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Active Rehabilitation Development
  • Development of Care Pathway Team(focus of Admission and Discharge).

Spoke Placements

  • High Dependency Unit
  • Womans Secure Unit
  • Community Based Services
  • Assertive Outreach
  • Mens Prison Psychiatric Service,(exceptional circumstances).

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