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West Wing Hospital - Regional Stroke Unit

Address: 

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

Contact:

Toni Perry – Ward Manager (3 days per week)

Holly Major and Frances Wilcox – Deputy Ward Managers

Telephone: 029 20 335586

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Bethan Bridges

Remit: 

Rehabilitation following stroke

Clients: 

RSU does not care for patients require acute stroke management. Patients requiring stroke rehabilitation are required to be medically stable, however, they can still present with a range of additional medical problems. 

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 - patient centred goal planning is a key component of care.
  • Development of caring, supportive relationships over time.
  • 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’.

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Shifts:

  • 07.00-14.30
  • 13.00-  20.30
  • 20:15 -07.15

Last Updated:

Jan 2013