Children's Community Team ( Diana Team ) - Sandringham House - SPCTP 1

Placement Overview

Placement Title Children's Community Team (Diana Team) - Sandringham House - SPCTP 1
Trust
Your Placement Contact Rebecca Bennett, Cath Rutherford, Katy Turner - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Sister

Placement Address Sandringham House, Castle Court, Windsor St, Salford, M5 4DG
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone Diana: 0161 206 2370 Acute: 0161 206 2375
Your University Contact: Alison Cavanagh - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Please download the Student Welcome Pack prior to commencing placement

Induction pack, training pack and assistance in organising spokes.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will be pre allocated a mentor and associate mentor to work alongside during their placement.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

Acute Team:-

08:00 - 20:00 or

09:00 - 21:00

Diana Team:-

Early:- 08:00 - 16:00

Middle Shift:- 10:00 - 18:00

Late Shift:- 12:00 - 20:00

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Reassessments of viral illness.
  • Wound care, burns.
  • Administration of IVAB in the home.
  • Central line care and maintenance.
  • Care of the dying child in the community.
  • Family support, clinic visits with families.
  • Hospital liaison.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

  • Caseys family centred care model.
  • Activities of daily living.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Child and family advocate.
  • ANTT Wound care.
  • Medication management.
  • Enhancing communication skills.
  • Infection control.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Hospital liaison.
  • Assessment of an unwell child.
  • PEWS and decision making.
  • GP liaison.
  • Caseload management.
  • Care planning and monitoring interventions.
  • Chest auscultation.
  • Hospital liaison.
  • Assessment of an unwell child.
  • PEWS and decision making.
  • GP liaison.
  • Caseload management.
  • Care planning and monitoring interventions.
  • Chest auscultation.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Available intranet.
  • Pre printed care plans.
  • Student placement file.
  • Teaching packs.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Audits for documentation and infection control.
  • GP presentations.
  • Patient dependency tool.
  • Integrated care pathway for home IVABs.

Spoke Placements

  • Francis house.
  • Springwood school.
  • Chatsworth school.
  • Panda, childrens A and E.
  • Diana carers.
  • Asthma nurse specialist.
  • Learning disability nurses.
  • Chronic team.
  • Acute team.
  • Palliative care team.

Additional Information

Student should have an understanding of an unwell child.

They should be able to demonstrate measuring temperature, pulse and respiratory rate, including age related normal ranges.

Students will be expected to be able to play and/or distract children and communicate age appropriately.

Practice Education Facilitator Nicky Fishburn 0161 206 3210

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223