Wigan & Leigh Hospice - HOCP 6
|Placement Title||Wigan & Leigh Hospice - HOCP 6|
|Your Placement Contact||Claire Waller, Debbie Bewley - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
|Placement Address||1 Kildare St, Hindley, Wigan, WN2 3HZ|
|Placement Phone||01942 525566|
|Your University Contact:||Dave Garbutt - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Introduction to mentor/facilitator and other hospice staff
- Tour of the hospice
- Time with mentor on first day to go through paper work - discuss objectives etc
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Students will be allocated a mentor either before or on arrival.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
07:30am - 03:30pm
01:30pm - 09:30pm
09:00pm - 08:00am
Students are required to phone the nurse in charge if they are ill or going to be late.
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
All aspects of Palliative Care, Respite Care and Terminal Care.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- End of life Care
- Wound Care
- Pressure Care
- Risk Management
- Teamworking and symptom management
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Multiprofessional Working
- Communication Skills
- Setting up and care of syringe drives
- Last Office
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Teaching Sessions
- Nursing Journals
- Role Modelling
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?