St Georges Care Centre - STGCC 1

Placement Overview

Placement Title St Georges Care Centre - STGCC 1
Trust
Your Placement Contact Cheryl Newsome, Christine Stone - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Northgate Lane, Moorside, Oldham, OL1 4RU
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 626 4433
Your University Contact: Angelina Chadwick - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

INDUCTION, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES LEARNING RESOURCE PACK / FILE FIRE SAFETY TOURS.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

WE ENDEAVOUR TO ENSURE THAT MENTORS SPEND THE VAST MAJORITY OF TIME WITH STUDENTS, HOWEVER IF MENTOR IS UNAVAILABLE, THEN EXPERIENCED NURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

8AM - 2PM

Late:

2PM - 8PM

Night:

8PM - 8AM

Shift Notes:

WE ARE FLEXIBLE WHEN ALLOCATING SHIFT PATTERNS AND ARE QUITE HAPPY TO DISCUSS THIS WITH STUDENTS WHO ARE PLACED HERE.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

BEHAVIOURAL MANAGEMENT CARE OF CLIENTS WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES WITH A.D.LS CARE OF CLIENTS WITH COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT REHABILITATION RE SOCIAL CARE E.G. ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE HOME AND IN THE WIDER COMMUNITY.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

ROPER, LOGAN & TIERNEY ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING ALSO USE PRE-ASSESSMENT INCORPORATING C-H-C DECISION SUPPORT TOOL DOMAINS.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
  • CATHETERISATION
  • VENEPUNCTURE
  • ABILITY TO ASSESS, IMPLEMENT, PLAN, EVALUATE CLIENT CARE RE CARE PLANNING.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • HOW DEPOT INJECTIONS WORK
  • UNDERSTANDING OF ANTI-PSYCHOTIC BEHAVIOUR, DEMENTIA DRUG THERAPY AS WELL AS GENERAL MEDICINE / MEDICATION.
  • HOW TO MANAGE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR E.G. DE-ESCALATION SUCH AS NON-INVASIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION

What resources are available to help students learning?

BRITISH NATIONAL FORMULARY MENTAL HEALTH ACT - MENTAL CAPACITY ACT - DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTIES LEARNING RESOURCE FILES

INTERNET - LIBRARY

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PRE-ADMISSION AND ASSESSMENT TOOLS, SPECIFIC TO EACH SPECIALITY UNIT.

Spoke Placements

  • SOCIAL REVIEWS
  • PRE-ADMISSION ASSESSMENTS
  • M.D.T MEETINGS
  • MEMORY CLINIC

Additional Information