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W3a

Address: 

Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff

Contact:

02920 336353

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Remit: 

Low secure rehabilitation

Clients: 

Male only unit

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Students are able to achieve their learning outcomes whilst on placement on the ward and are encouraged to do via the following:

  • Attendance at ward rounds and presenting patients
  • Assisting with patient assessment
  • Assisting primary nurse with the care planning process
  • Assisting with medication rounds including IMI
  • Working alongside the FAST team
  • Developing a working knowledge and understanding of an enhanced observation policy as appropriate.
  • Attending for out-patient appointments/court visits with patients as appropriate.
  • Opportunity to participate in and contribute to specific RN run groups
  • Opportunity to work with other disciplines such as occupational therapists with patients, in ward activities.

Shifts:

  • 24 hour

Preparation for Practice:

Year 3 only

Dress Code: 

Smart casual

Last Updated:

5th August 2008