Older Adult Mental Health – Rochford Unit

LPFT - Pilgrim Hospital, Boston
Pathway Care
Minimum Age 18+
Duration 1-5 Days

PLACEMENT INFORMATION:
The Rochford Unit has 17 beds for female and males providing care and treatment for adults over 65 with a mental health illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar) who are acutely ill. The individual will be working alone side our ACO, and will have an insight into mental health nursing.
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PLACEMENT DETAILS:
Whilst on placement the individual will be working with the ward Activity Co-ordinator (ACO), engaging with older adults with functional illnesses.
Tasks may include:
Helping to develop activity plans with patients under supervision
Organising activities for patients
Taking patients out for walks
Helping with baking and music groups

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