Key InformationBasildon University Hospital has the facilities to provide treatment and care for patients who have had a stroke, both immediately after the stroke and during rehabilitation. 24/7 stroke thrombolysis is available for appropriate patients and “One Stop” TIA clinics are available, 7 days a week.
This ward specialises in acute stroke care and the acute medical care of older patients Ward staff closely monitor stroke patients to ensure that their condition remains stable with the view of transferring patients to the stroke rehabilitation ward (Lister Ward) when appropriate.
The ward’s multi-disciplinary team includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, Speech and Language therapist who work with stroke patients from admission to ensure optimum recovery
Doctors rounds, Physiotherapist and Occupational health are completed in the mornings with some rehabilitation being undertaken in the afternoon. Patients rest period is between 13.00pm - 14.00pm.
The ward offers a 24 hour thrombolysis service and has six Stroke Sisters to cover this service. All staff offer a high quality of care to our range of patients.
Number of Beds: 27 beds (this includes 10 acute stroke beds)
Protected Mealtime: 12noon - 1.00pm
Visiting Times: 3pm - 5pm and 6.30pm - 8pm
(no children under the age of 12 please - please speak to our Senior Sister if you want to discuss)
Senior Sister: Pam Day
01268 524900 / 0845 155 3111 ext 8456
Location: Level C, Jubilee Wing, Basildon University Hospital
Last Updated on Monday, 19 September 2011 15:53