Yarrawonga Health COVID-19 Clinic

Yarrawonga Health offers COVID-19 testing for symptomatic community members and return travellers from designated orange & red zones. YH utilises the Department of Health Test Tracker for COVID-19 swabbing registration and tracking. Visit the link below on how to book a COVID-19 test at Yarrawonga Health.

www.yh.org.au/COVID-19/Getting-Tested

Acute Nursing and Midwifery Staffing Model

Acute Nursing and Midwifery Staffing Model

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

Reporting period: 1 September 2020 to 28 February 2021

In line with the amendments to the Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Amendment Act 2020, Yarrawonga Health’s (YH) mixed ward ratio calculation is published 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 report and reported by phone to the rostered DCS or delegate.

 

Total number of occupied beds: 19 + 3 Chairs

 

 

Acute

TCP

Postnatal

UCC

Dialysis

Morning Shift

1 nurse to 6 patients + 1 nurse in charge

1 nurse to 3 patients

Afternoon Shift

1 nurse to 7 patients + 1 nurse in charge

1 nurse to 3 patients

Night Shift

1 nurse to 10 patients including nurse in charge

1 nurse to 3 patients

Anticipated number of occupied beds/chairs

15

2

2

2

3

 

Reference: Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Act 2015 https://content.legislation.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-02/15-51aa008%20authorised.pdf