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West Wing Hospital - Medical Rehabilitation Unit

Address: 

Ground Floor, West Wing Hospital, Glossop Terrace, Cardiff, CF24 0SZ

Contact:

Ward Manager – Julia Kennedy

Deputy Ward Manager – Lindsey Bradley

Tel: 029 20 335304

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Bethan Bridges

Remit: 

Medical Rehabilitation

Clients: 

Older people who have medical conditions and require rehabilitative care

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Regular opportunities include:

Participation in delivering fundamental and rehabilitative care according to individual need, e.g.

  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of person-centred care.
  • Development of caring, supportive relationships.
  • Effective and appropriate communication with patients and their carers.
  • Effective, appropriate communication and partnership with interdisciplinary team members and outside agencies.
  • Management of complex discharge.

Development of management skills according to course stage.

Preparation for Practice:

Person-centred care, prioritising, time management, assessment, management of admission and discharges, inter-disciplinary, service and agency liaison, health promotion, promotion of independence.

Shifts:

  • 07.00-14.00
  • 13.15-20.45
  • 20.15-07.15

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

Jan 2013