Urgent Community Care Team - HMRCP 29
|Placement Title||Urgent Community Care Team - HMRCP 29|
|Your Placement Contact||Tracey Ogden - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||Tracey Ogden Band 7 Sister/Team Leader|
|Placement Address||Callaghan House, Cross St, Off Green Lane, Heywood, OL10 2DY|
|Placement Phone||01706 764330|
|Your University Contact:||Jackie Leigh 0161 295 6475 - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
We are a multidisciplinary team based in the community, whose remit is to avoid hospital discharge. Our client group ages range from 18 plus, but predominantly over 65.
On commencement of placement we will introduce you to your mentor and the team, we will orientate you to the building.
We will discuss the nature of our work and highlight potential spoke placements whilst you are with us, we will provide you with contact names and numbers for your spoke placements.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
We have three nurse mentors and a physiotherapist mentor, one OT starts the mentorship course in June. We take physiotherapy, nurse, paramedic and trainee GP students
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
The students tend to work alongside the mentors shift patterns. They are either 8.30-5pm , 8-8pm , it may be that they will work weekends also.
Notes: We are able to offer the opportunity to shadow other disciplines within the team, OT , Physio, Pharmacy technicians, social workers etc. We can also offer exposure to Mental Health as we have an RMN in the team as well as close contacts with the IMC Mental Health team.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
The patients are assessed in either their own home or in A/E , patients can be supported in their own homes or placed within a NHS funded bed , the team follow the patients journey
What nursing model is used for planning care?
As a multidisciplinary team we do not have one distinct model, the model that most fits the teams philosophy is Orem, as we are a re-enablement service
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
We have staff who have undertaken the developing clinical skills module
What resources are available to help students learning?
Books and Journals.
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
ACM and District Nurses.
Pulmonary rehab, (physiotherapy, OT, Social work, pharmacy technicians, Advanced practitioners, nurses, RMN) all within the team.
Bring some lunch as we are not near shops (at least for your first day)
Come in uniform