Heywood and Middleton CMHT (Community Mental Health Team) - PCRP 3
|Placement Title||Heywood and Middleton CMHT (Community Mental Health Team) - PCRP 3|
|Your Placement Contact||Ann Smith - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||Community Mental Health Nurse|
|Placement Address||Pennine Care Mental Health NHS Trust (R/dale Site), Community Mental Health Team, Hanson Corner, Hanson Street, Off Oldham Rd, Middleton, Manchester M24 2HW|
|Placement Phone||0161 716 3900|
|Your University Contact:||Neil Withnell - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Orientation and induction, including student information pack & introduction to mentor/registrant
- Introduction to placement staff from all designations i.e.nurses, social workers, AMPHs, occupational therapist, support workers (Health and social care)
- Allocation of work stations and computer access
- Discussion regarding learning needs
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
- Students allocated to mentors/registrants on a rota basis.
- Notice board and team meetings address student issues and information.
- Mentors/registrants kept informed of educational updates and feedback from PEL meetings.
- Support by mentors to registrants; PEL, PEF and university support regarding any problems/issues arising from placement
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Depot clinics and home depots
- Out-patients appointments and CPAs Home visits/assessments - social care assessments, carer assessments
- Support worker visits and social rehabilitation
- O/T assessment and intervention
- Access/liaison with other agencies e.g.
- Alcohol and drug services, MIND, Making Space
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Recovery Model using Pennine Care policy documentation
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Injection techniques, therapeutic interventions
- Nursing, social care and occupational therapy assessments and interventions
- CPA meetings and organisational paperwork
- Medication reviews and information
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Liaising with other agencies including drug & alcohol services, counselling services, voluntary agencies
- Co-ordinating and assisting with rehabilitative activities
- Contact with other Mental Health Teams, including Early Intervention, Assertive Outreach, Review & Recovery, Treatment Support
What resources are available to help students learning?
- On-line documentations and resources
- Social Care and Nursing - small library of books and journal articles
- Quiet area for study and mentor meetings
- Team meetings
- Multi-disciplinary environment/contacts
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- Information on audits; updates as per Pennine Care directives
- Journal articles available
- Contributions/discussions between staff and students regarding updates and developments
- Involvement in Team developments - formal and informal Team discussions
- Alcohol & Drug Services
- Community Drug Team
- Other mental Health Teams
- Voluntary agencies