Ward 25  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 25 Medical Transitional Unit

Patient population

 Adult

Pediatric – 2 to14 years

Mixed gender

Patients requiring Medical care prior to discharge

Patients with chronic Mechanical ventilators

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 20

Occupancy Rate

 100%

Staff categories

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

Primary patient diagnoses

 Transitional unit: Diabetes, CVA, dementia, respiratory disease (Chronic Ventilator), TBI, spinal injuries, physical and intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, muscular dystrophy.  Closed head injuries, MVA'S, anoxic brain damage

Procedures

  •  Physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Tube feedings – NGT and PEG
  • Wound management
  • Nasogastric tube care
  • Foley catheterization insertions
  • Occupational therapy Speech therapy
  • Splinting
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Chronic ventilation care
  • Wheel chair positioning
  • Wheel chair positioning
  • Teaching of ADL's

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 11:05 AM