Butler Green Enhanced Intermediate Care, Chadderton - OPCTP 31

Placement Overview

Placement Title Butler Green Enhanced Intermediate Care, Chadderton - OPCTP 31
Trust
Your Placement Contact Stephanie Hall - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role Sister EIMC and Rapid Response
Placement Address Butler Green Enhanced Intermediate Care, Wallis Street, Chadderton, OL9 8NG
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 770 8255
Your University Contact: Karen Wild - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introduction to staff and orientation to the unit. Welcome pack given and an introduction to community services. Meeting with mentor / mentors to discuss objectives. 

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

You will be allocated a mentor and associate mentor prior to commencing your placement. 

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

7.30am-15.30pm 

Late:

13:30am-20:00pm 

Night:

19:30pm-08.00am 

Shift Notes:

Nursing staff work 3 long days per week from 07:30 till 20:00 You will be allocated to the short shifts identified above but are able to discuss the possibility of working the long days with your mentor as appropriate. 

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Discharge from Acute site for rehabilitation / regain independence. Admission from community to prevent hospital admission. Admission for IV antibiotics. 

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper - Logan - Tierney Model of Nursing 

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Physiological Observations 
  • Neurological Observation 
  • Handwashing 
  • Bed Making 
  • Oral Hygiene 
  • Asepsis 
  • Nutritional status and assessment 
  • Catheterisation and Catheter Care 
  • Oxygen Therapy 
  • Elimination

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • IV Therapy
  • Venepuncture and Cannulation
  • Equipment Measuring and Ordering
  • Safe Mobilisation and Handling Techniques
  • Holistic Assessment

What resources are available to help students learning?

There is a resource / meeting room available with internet access, journals and other reading materials that will be available to you. 

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

There is a resource / meeting room available with internet access, journals and other reading materials that will be available to you. 

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  • Physiotherapy
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  • Community Matrons
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Additional Information

We are a friendly and supportive team, from a variety of different nursing backgrounds and are looking forward to playing our part in your nursing education. If you have any queries or require any further information please dont hesitate to ring. Practice Education Facilitator Ann Jewell 0161 785 5754.