Placement Profile – Ward 1

Placement Profile – Ward 1

Placement Profile – Ward 1 Type of placement Placement location NHS Hospital In patient Adult Ward 1 is a 24 bedded mixed sex facility which provide...

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Placement Profile – Ward 1 Type of placement

Placement location

NHS Hospital In patient Adult Ward 1 is a 24 bedded mixed sex facility which provides inpt assessment and treatment for clients aged 18-65. Clients may present with a number of mental health issues including -Psychotic Illness -Mood Disorder -Substance Misuse -Self Harm/Suicidal Ideation -.Personality Disorder Other admissions accepted can come from Learning Disabilities and Adolescent services. Clients can be admitted to our service through a range of pathways -Planned /Emergency admissions. -Via CMHT, Crisis, A+E , Gems. Liason Psychiatry, Out Of Hours, Community and Homeless Addiction Services. -Police /Courts -Esteem - Homeless Mental Health Team Parkhead Hospital

Telephone number

Ward 1 0141 211 8301 or 8302

Senior Charge Nurse/Area Manager

Yvette Wilson

Key learning opportunities and experience to be gained

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Communication and inter- personal skills Admission/ Discharge procedure Practical appilcation of knowledge in all major presentations Risk Assessment Care Planning Ward Management Administrative Duties Inter- Professional Working Ordering, administration and storage of medicines Group Work -1-1 counselling Deescalation skills Psychosocial interventions Health Promotion Legislation –Child Protection , Awi etc Policies and procedures -Physical Interventions

Additional learning opportunities linked to placement:

Additional information:

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Named Nurse system Pyschosocial Interventions Counselling Health Promotion Recreational therapy

Staff work a variety of shifts including early shifts, late shifts and night shift.

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Last updated:

May 2011