WDHS Mixed Ward Ratios

WDHS Mixed Ward Ratios

Name of the mixed ward – updated 1 August 2023SURGICAL /  MATERNITY
The total number of occupied beds25
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 acute23
The expected number of occupied beds in Ante / Post Natal2
Unique Ratio for Surgical / Maternity 
Morning shift1 nurse to 4.90 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 5.77 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 9.49 patients
  
Birthing suites available to be staffed by Hamilton Model of Midwifery Care – updated 31 August 20221 birth bed/s
  
Name of the mixed ward – updated 1 August 2023MEDICAL 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. GEM – updated 1 August 20234. 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 acute15
The expected number of occupied beds in Rehabilitation5
The expected number of occupied beds in GEM1
The expected number of occupied beds in Palliative Care1
Unique Ratio for Medical– updated 1 August 2023 
Morning shift1 nurse to 4.94 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 5.69 patients + in charge
Night Shift:1 nurse to 9.89 patients
Name of the mixed ward – updated 1 August 2023COLERAINE
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 – updated 1 August 2023 
Morning shift1 nurse to 6.51 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 7.51 patients + in charge
Night shift:1 nurse to 12.22 patients
  
Name of the mixed ward – updated 1 August 2023PENSHURST
The total number of occupied beds18
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 acute1
The expected number of occupied beds in Aged Care (PNH) 17
Unique Ratio for Penshurst  Acute & Aged Care Services – updated 1 August 2023 
Morning shift1 nurse to 6.94 patients + in charge
Afternoon shift1 nurse to 7.94 patients + in charge
Night shift:1 nurse to 14.59 patients

Last updated: 9 August 2023

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