Bolton Older Adult Community Team - GMWP 13

Placement Overview

Placement Title Bolton Older Adult Community Team - GMWP 13
Trust
Your Placement Contact Tammy Young - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

CPN Team Leader

Placement Address Breightmet Health Centre, Breightmet Fold Lane, Breightmet, Bolton, BL2 6NT
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 483 771
Your University Contact: Neil Murphy - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Induction programme offered details of spoke placements including Admiral Nurse Service.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students have named mentor/assessor, meet on a regular basis.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

Community placements Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Work with older people with mental health problems within their own homes. Our work covers all areas of mental health including both organic and functional illnesses.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Assessments of needs using Ropers Model. Care planning using CPA.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Communication, assessing needs of older people, use of tools such as MMSE and GDS.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Collaborative working, multidisciplinary working.

What resources are available to help students learning?

Student information pack, access to Trust intranet, internet wide availability of reading materials.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Practice development - regular CPA audits, utilise evidence based practice, clinical supervision.

Spoke Placements

Admiral Nurses, EMI residential placements, Social work, Day care.

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