The District Nursing team work in the community, providing skilled nursing care and expert advice. Promoting quality of life and maximising independence, by producing a plan of care for patients who present with acute, chronic, disabling or life threatening illness. They act as key workers for patients, liaising and referring to other agencies. The District Nursing team can be contacted on: 01924 327591.
The District Nursing team comprises of a combination of the following:
Caseload Manage, District Nurses, Community Staff Nurses, Health care Support Workers.
The District nursing service is strictly for housebound patients. A home visit would be arranged at the nurses discretion. It may be appropriate for the nurse to make a referral to another service. Anyone who can attend the surgery should do so.
Services provided by the District Nurse include –
- Wound Care
- Bowel Care
- Full Nursing Assessments