Royton & Crompton Health Centre, Health Visiting - BCHNHS 15
|Placement Title||Royton & Crompton Health Centre, Health Visiting - BCHNHS 15|
|Your Placement Contact||Louise Young - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role|
|Placement Address||Royton Health and Well Being Centre, Park St, Royton. OL2 6QW|
|Placement Phone||0161 362 4011|
|Your University Contact:||Wendy Sinclair - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Orientation to building and work area
Fob provided for building
Welcome Pack and meet and greet staff members
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Each student is allocated a named mentor at first contact
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Monday - Friday:- 9am - 5pm (negotiable with named mentor)
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Children (aged 0-5) and parents are offered universal HV service visits within their own homes
Children and parents are seen in various clinic settings
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Health Visitors work with guidance set out in the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009)
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Students will have the opportunity to observe all aspects of the child vaccination programme and all aspects of child safeguarding
Health assessments of children from birth to 5 years
Speech and Language drop in sessions
Well baby weighing clinics and baby bistro (breastfeeding support)
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
What resources are available to help students learning?
Oldham is proud to be a UNICEF baby friendly accredited Heath Visiting service (Breastfeeding)
We have a small library of books, journals and other resources for students to access
Training is given on plotting the World Health Organisation child measurement centiles
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Community Nursery Nurse
BreastfeedingSpecialist Health Visitor
Parenting Specialist Health Visitor
Speech and Language Therapy
GP Practice Nurses
Community Mental Health service
Child Health Clinics.
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