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Ward C2 Neuro-Rehabilitation Ward - SRFTP 35

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Placement Title Ward C2 Neuro-Rehabilitation Ward - SRFTP 35
Your Placement Contact Estella Johnson, Sanata Fernandez - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 - 206 - 1033/2388
Your University Contact: Mary Braine - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Orientation to the ward
  • Discussion of learning needs
  • MDT placement/secondment
  • Off duty

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Assessors/Mentors are allocated prior to arrival.
  • Students can ask for different ones if they want to
  • Negotiate Mentor Initial meeting to be arranged

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

12 Hr shifts are in operation

Days - 07.00 - 19.30

Nights - 19.00 - 07.30

Plus 1 half day per month 07.00 - 13.30 to make up the hours to 150.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • Basic nursing care e.g., eye care, mouth care, bed bathing, urinary catheter care, meeting nutritional needs (PEG, NG), positioning and mobility, tracheostomy care

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Adapted Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

A variety of skills, including administration of medication, recording of vital signs, neuro observation, care of peg feed, basic nursing care.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • One to care of patients with cognitive behavioural and emotional difficulties
  • Management of cognitive, behavioural and emotional problems
  • Working with occupational therapists, physiotherapists and neuropsychologist

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Learning packages
  • Neuroscience Library
  • On-line policies and procedures
  • Resource room

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Fim and Fam audit tools
  • Clinical governance neurorehabilitation meetings
  • Occupational smart testing
  • Rehabilitation complexity scale
  • PTA assessments

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Additional Information

Assessors - mentors

RN Sinata Fernandez

RN Estella Jonhson

Multidisciplinary working

Insight into the role of the specialist nurse

Voluntary sector, and neurorehabilitation services across Greater Manchester

Insight into the role of the assistant practitioner in neurosciences

Neurorehabilitation process e.g., splinting, positioning, therapeutic activities

Practice Education Facilitator - Mike Hollinshead - Pre-Registration Practice Education Facilitator, Learning & Development Dept, 2nd Floor, Mayo Building, SRFT