CAMHS - Bolton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - GMWP 72
|Placement Title||CAMHS - Bolton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - GMWP 72|
|Your Placement Contact||Steven Worswick - Send Email|
|Placement Address||Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road . Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0JR|
|Placement Phone||01204 390697|
|Your University Contact:||Eunice Ayodeji - 0161 295 7279 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Allstudents will be allocated a mentor prior to the commencement in practice. Thestudent will receive a welcome pack and will receive a full orientation andinduction during the first 48 hours in practice
Studentsare welcome to have a pre-visit to the service and partake in their inductionprior to commencement in practice and time will be given in lieu (optional)
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
AllStudents are allocated a mentor to support them in practice, All mentors areupdated on an annual basis as required by the NMC (2008) and are registered onthe Live register for mentors held by the Practice Education Facilitators.
In theevent of your allocated mentor being unavailable for annual leave or sicknessalternative arrangements will be made to support your practice.
Allqualified staff have the opportunity to study the preparation for mentorship modulecredited and occasionally you maybe mentored by a trainee mentor, this will beoverseen by a qualified mentor in practice
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Monday toFriday 9am -5pm
The servicedoes not operate at weekends or bank holidays
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Experienceof working with young people/children with mental health difficulties
Engagingchildren, young people and their families
What nursing model is used for planning care?
TidalModel of Nursing
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Assessment,Diagnosing, Planning treatment, reviewing treatment
Introductionto mental health nursing
Experienceof working in a sensitive area
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Assessment of mental health and risk
Emotional difficulties, such as anxiety and depression
Severe conduct/behaviour difficulties
Difficulties in social functioning, including assessmentfor autistic spectrum
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Emotional and mental health difficulties in young peoplewith learning difficulties.
Understanding of the use of medication in CAMHS
Workingas part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide effective care
Introductionto risk assessments
Observationof ADOS (Autistic Diagnostic Observation Schedule)
Observationof Choice Clinic
Observationof ADHD clinic
Observationof on call risk assessment
Observationand awareness record keeping
Introductionto assessment tools
Workingwith children with neuro-developmental disorders
What resources are available to help students learning?
Studentshave access to the internet and intranet
Libraryaccess at the Bolton site and can access the Library at Prestwich
Studydays / in-house training
Membersof the nursing and MDT are an excellent resource to support you in yourlearning
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Currently undergoing a service redesign
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The core business of CAMHS is the specialist assessmentand treatment of serious mental health disturbances and associated risk inchildren and young people between the ages of five and 18 who live in Bolton.
Studentsare not expected to wear uniform but are expected to dress smart casual andwear their ID badges at all times. Anybody attending placement in inappropriateclothing will be sent home to change immediately.PEF Liz Tudor Elizabeth.email@example.com 0161 772 4609