WDHS Mixed Ward Ratios

WDHS Mixed Ward Ratios March 2020

Name of the mixed wardSURGICAL /  MATERNITY
The total number of occupied beds32
The different ratios that apply in the Surgical Unit2
Level 3 Acute WardAnte / Post Natal Care
Morning shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients + 1 nurse in chargeMorning shift : 1 nurse to 4 patients
Afternoon shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients + 1 nurse in chargeAfternoon shift : 1 nurse to 4 patients
Night Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patientsNight Shift: 1 nurse to 6 patients
The expected number of occupied beds in Level 3 acute31
The expected number of occupied beds in Ante / Post Natal1
Unique Ratio for Surgical / Maternity 
Morning shift1 nurse to 4.96 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 5.91 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 9.80 patients
  
Birthing suites available to be staffed by Hamilton Model of Midwifery Care2 birth beds
  
Name of the mixed wardMEDICAL UNIT
The total number of occupied beds23
The different ratios that apply in the Medical Unit4
1. Level 3 Acute Ward2. Rehabilitation
Morning shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients + 1 nurse in chargeMorning shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients
Afternoon shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients + 1 nurse in chargeAfternoon shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients
Night Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patientsNight Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patients
  
3. GEM4. Palliative Care
Morning shift : 1 nurse to 5 patientsMorning shift : 1 nurse to 4 patients
Afternoon shift : 1 nurse to 6 patientsAfternoon shift : 1 nurse to 5 patients
Night Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patientsNight Shift: 1 nurse to 8 patients
The expected number of occupied beds in Level 3 acute17
The expected number of occupied beds in Rehabilitation4
The expected number of occupied beds in GEM1
The expected number of occupied beds in Palliative Care1
Unique Ratio for Medical 
Morning shift1 nurse to 4.96 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 5.91 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 9.80 patients
  
  
Name of the mixed wardCOLERAINE
The total number of occupied beds22
The different ratios that apply in Coleraine 2
Level 4  Acute WardAged Care
Morning shift : 1 nurse to 6 patients + 1 nurse in chargeMorning shift : 1 nurse to 7 patients
Afternoon shift : 1 nurse to 7 patients + 1 nurse in chargeAfternoon shift : 1 nurse to 8 patients
Night Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patientsNight Shift: 1 nurse to 15  patients
The expected number of occupied beds in Level 4 acute7
The expected number of occupied beds in Aged Care (Valley View)11
Unique Ratio for Coleraine Acute & Aged Care Services 
Morning shift1 nurse to 6.50 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 7.53 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 12.22 patients
  
  
Name of the mixed wardPENSHURST
The total number of occupied beds23
The different ratios that apply in Penshurst 2
Level 4  Acute WardAged Care
Morning shift : 1 nurse to 6 patients + 1 nurse in chargeMorning shift : 1 nurse to 7 patients
Afternoon shift : 1 nurse to 7 patients + 1 nurse in chargeAfternoon shift : 1 nurse to 8 patients
Night Shift: 1 nurse to 10 patientsNight Shift: 1 nurse to 15  patients
The expected number of occupied beds in Level 4 acute2
The expected number of occupied beds in Aged Care (PNH)18
Unique Ratio for Penshurst  Acute & Aged Care Services 
Morning shift1 nurse to 6.73 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 7.75 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 14.29 patients

Last updated: 2nd March, 2020

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