Ward 24  

 

 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 24  

Patient population

 Adult

Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 20 + 2bedded semi-private rooms

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

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

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Neurological disorders including Seizures, Cerebral Tumors and Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Vascular disorders including Ischaemic Heart disease, Heart failure, DVT, C.V.A.
  • Respiratory disorders including Pulmonary Emboli, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Pneumonia, COPD, Aspiration Pneumonia.
  • Psychiatric disorders including Depression and Psychosis.
  • Endocrine and Metabolic disease e.g.: Diabetes, Growth hormone deficiency

Procedures

  •  I.V. infusions, including cannulation
  • oxygen therapy
  • chest tube management
  • anti-coagulation management
  • nasogastric and PEG (percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) nutrition
  • lumbar puncture
  • skin biopsy
  • ascitic tap
  • MRI scan, CT scan, MRI, X-ray, angiograms, catheterization
  • Care of totally bedridden patients

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 11:07 AM