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The Maples - SRFTP 23

Placement Overview

Placement Title The Maples
Your Placement Contact Rachel Scholey, Kelly Clark, Wendy Newton - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Simpson Rd, Boothstown, M28 1LT
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 7212/7213 - Can students please email Wendy Newton so that mentors can be allocated and the Information Pack can be sent out.

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Please dowload and read the Student Welcome Pack prior to commencing placement.

Orientation to Unit

Allocation of mentor

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will be allocated a mentor on arrival.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7.00 - 13.30


13.00 - 19.30


19.00 - 7.30

Shift Notes:

Long Day:- 07.00 - 19.30

If you are using public transport to travel to this placement you may wish to contact the Unit prior to your first day at placement.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Caring for patients with a variety of long term neurological problems.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan & Tierney - "Activities of Daily Living"

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Total patient care
  • Communication skills
  • Patient observations
  • Inter-professional working
  • Family and carer involvement in care delivery
  • Disability awareness
  • Medicine administration

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Feeding patients including PEG/PEJ feeding
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Care of indwelling catheters
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care
  • Tissue viability

What resources are available to help students learning?

A student orientation pack is available. A study area is in development. Students should enquire about spoke placements when they arrive.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Information is available in Student Welcome Pack

Additional Information

Maples can easily be accessed via public transport, please check your journey details here by copying and pasting into your browser:-

Ward Philosophy

To provide effective, safe client-centred care, within an open and friendly environment.

Practice Eduction Facilitator - Mike Hollinshead - Pre-reg Practice Education Facilitator, Learning and Development, Mayo Building, SRFT

t: 0161 206 8223