Ward 16 & 17  

 

 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 16 and 17

Patient population

Adult

Pediatric –  2  to 14 years

Mixed gender

Royal visitors, High ranking National Guard officers, other eligible Very Important People and their dependents

Hours of operation

 24hours/7 days a week

Number of beds

 22

Occupancy Rate

 80%

Staff categories

  •  Registered Nurse
  • Patient Educator
  • Unit Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Escort

Primary patient diagnoses

  • Internal medicine:, Congestive Heart Failure, CVA, renal failure and diabetes, aged care/rehab care with multiple medical problems
  • Pulmonary: Asthma ,pneumonia, COPD ,tracheotomy management
  • General Surgery: ENT, plastics, gastrointestinal surgery, Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Total hip, knee replacements, management of fractures from trauma
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology: Post partum patients. General Gynecological surgery y, hysterectomy, vaginal repair
  • Pediatrics: over the age of 2 years of age
  • Palliative care: chemotherapy and management
  • Communicable diseases: Facility to accommodate single room for isolation and negative pressure
  • Short-stay day only for investigations

Procedures

  •  Management and patient/family education of Congestive Heart failure
  • Pulmonary disease management and patient/family education
  • Preparation and post management of investigative procedures such as MRI ,CT, endoscopy,
  • Ability to liaise and co-ordinate with other disciplines to provide procedures such as cardiac workup, chemotherapy, renal dialysis, rehabilitation services, assistance with access to Home Health Care and purchase of equipment and health care aides
  • Access to Allied Health Professionals such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, speech therapy and respiratory technicians, Diabetic educators

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 10:57 AM