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Oasis Unit - PARP 52

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Placement Title Oasis Unit - PARP 52
Your Placement Contact Sn Natalie Gawthrope, Sr Rhiannon Lloyd - Send Email
Placement Address Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB
Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Placement Phone 01706 517077
Your University Contact: Danny Meetoo - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Prior to commencement of your placement your off duty will be confirmed, and your mentor will be allocated. It is recommended when ringing the placement to recommend a visit to the unit when your mentor is on duty. The aim of the visit is to allow you to meet your mentor and be oriented to the placement before you start. This may help overcome any nervousness you may have. An orientation pack will be given to you to take away any read to explain the structure of the placement its philosophy, and learning opportunities.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

All students will be allocated their mentor before they start, they will be ready to weolcome you on your first day.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07.30 - 15.30


12.30 - 20.30


20.00 - 08.00

Shift Notes:

Long Days:- 07.30 - 20.30

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

We care for patients with dementia or a degree of confusion, who are medically unwell and need to be in hospital. We cover all aspects of care, in a comfortable home like environment, as research shows a speedier recovery. Then planning for a safe discharge.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Recording physiological/ Neurological Observations
Personal Hygiene
Moving and Handling
Nutritional needs
Bladder and bowel care
Fluid balance
Administration of medications

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Ultrasound Scans
MR Scan

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