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

In line with the amendments to the Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Amendment Bill 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.

 

 

Name of Mixed Ward:

 

 

Acute Unit

Acute

Acute

Total Number of occupied beds:

19

3 Chairs

The different ratios that apply in:

 

 

Mixed Ward unique ratio for YH

 

Dialysis: Not covered by Safe Patient ratio Act

Morning Shift:

1 Nurse to 5.8 patients plus 1 nurse in charge

Morning Shift: 1 Nurse

Afternoon Shift:

1 Nurse to 6.78 patients plus 1 nurse in charge

Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse

Night Shift:

1 Nurse to 9.66 patients, including 1 nurse in charge

 

Reference:  Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Amendment Bill 2020