Acute Nursing and Midwifery Staffing Model

Acute Nursing and Midwifery Staffing Model

Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios: Acute Mixed Ward

In response to the Amendments to the Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Act 2015  Yarrawonga Health today has published the mixed ward ratio calculation on the YH public website and communicated with the key Acute and AHC staff members to ensure that the legislated ratios are maintained. Any deviation from these will be documented on the daily AHC reported and reported by phone to the rostered DCS or delegate.

Name of the mixed ward: Acute Unit

Acute

Acute

The total number of occupied beds: 19

19

3 Chairs

The different rations that apply in:

General Medical/Surgical

Morning Shift: 1 Nurse to 6 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse to  7 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Night Shift: 1 Nurse to 10 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Post Natal (Midwife)

Morning Shift: 1 Nurse to 4 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse to 4 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Night Shift: 1 Nurse to X patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Diaylsis: Not covered by Safe Patient ratio Act

Morning Shift: 1 Nurse

Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse

Birthing Suites 2018-2019           1:1 Midwife during intrapartum care
28 Yarrawonga Health Births

Reference: Safe patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Act 2015