Health Visiting Town Centre Team - BUPCTP 5
|Placement Title||Health Visiting Town Centre Team - BUPCTP 5|
|Your Placement Contact||Jane Barnes, Julie Peat - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Jane Barnes - Registered Health Visitor
|Placement Address||Arundel House, Little 66, Hollins Brook Lane, Pilsworth, Bury, BL9 8RN|
|Placement Phone||0161 716 1360|
|Your University Contact:||Edwina Thacker - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
A Welcome Pack is provided to the student and a Mentor is allocated. We would encourage students to contact the placement prior to arrival to find out the name of their Mentor. Orientation to the clinical base is provided on the first day of their placement.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Mentors are allocated to students prior to their arrival
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Monday – Friday 08.30-17:00
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
*Breast Feeding Support.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Roper, Logan and Tierney
Health Visiting Family Profile Tool
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Communication skills. The development of Therapeutic relationships with clients/families. Record keeping. In depth awareness of Child Development/Assessment of Health Needs. Liaison with the Primary Health Care Team. Applying research to practice.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
The health visiting service in Bury is committed to enabling clients to achieve, through informed choice, the or optimum level of health according to their individual needs, by providing appropriate advice, support, information or referral on an individual or group basis; this is achieved through effective health promotion and health education, using a multi-disciplinary approach
What resources are available to help students learning?
Community health care journals. Internet. Up to date NMC documentation. Nursing and midwifery books
*Student Resource Folder
*Lunch Time Learning Events
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Students are encouraged to undertake enquiries into a range of Health and Developmental issues for the Pre-school population and to share this learning with future students by adding their work to the placement audit.
There are a range of Spoke Placements available and lists of these are available in the Student Welcome Pack.
Please note:- if you have a child in the catchment area of this Health Visiting or School Nursing team you may not be able to attend due to a conflict of interests, please email Angela Mehr in the Clinical Placements Unit asap to clarify.