Milnrow DN - PARP 49

Placement Overview

Placement Title Milnrow DN - PARP 49
Your Placement Contact Emma Frain - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

District Nursing Sister

Placement Address Stonyfield Street, Milnrow, Rochdale, OL16 4HZ
Placement City/Town: Milnrow
Placement Phone 01706 764328
Your University Contact: Michelle Howarth - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Students will have an orientation to the clinic and will be introduced to their mentor and the other team members. Initial interview will be arranged for their first week.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students are assigned to one mentor although associate mentors may also be involved. Whilst students will go out with their mentor on a regular basis, they will spend time with all members of the team.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?





Shift Notes:

Students are requested to attend at 9am on the first morning and future times will be arranged. Students are requested to attend wearing uniform and to phone the clinic the week prior to the placement.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Comprehensive holistic assessment of patient's needs within the community setting enabling patients to remain within their own environment. Specific areas which will be explored include: Wound care Leg ulcer care Palliative care Catheter care Pressure area care Diabetes care Health promotion Continence assessment.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Rochdale Model of Nursing adapted from Roper, Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

See above

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Caseload management

What resources are available to help students learning?

Internet access, journals and books. PCT library and staff knowledge

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Caseload management

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Additional Information

The best method of contacting this placement is via email because the phone system does not have an answer machine and rings engaged when the member of staff is out of the office.