Longridge Community Hospital

01772 777400 St. Wilfrids Terrace, Longridge , Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3WQ
https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/longridge

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 3 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Longridge Community Hospital

Longridge Community Hospital (LCH) Ward is a 15 bedded inpatient facility, operational over 24 hours. It is managed by registered nurses. During normal surgery hours medical responsibility is provided by GPs based at either of the two Longridge surgeries. Preston Primary Care Centre provides out of hours medical cover.

Non acute patients are admitted to the ward according to agreed access criteria. Patients must be registered with a Longridge GP and require either post-surgical care, medical care, rehabilitation or palliative care.

Longridge Community Hospital is also home to many Community Services providing clinic rooms for service users:

  • Healthy Minds
  • Speech & Language
  • Baby Clinic & Baby Massage
  • Heart Failure Specialist
  • Stop Smoking
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Orthoptist
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Parent Craft
  • Podiatry
  • District Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Health Visitors

 

Contact details, map and directions

Longridge Community Hospital

Tel: 01772 777400

Address: St. Wilfrids Terrace, Longridge, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 3WQ

Website: https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/Longridge

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at Longridge Community Hospital

This hospital is managed by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

80% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

100% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

93% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

1.14% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

5.21% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

7272% staff recommend this hospital for care. 1273 responses. 6660 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

5555% staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 1273 responses. 6660 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Mental Health

84%Patients recommend this hospital. 301 responses.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 1546 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Pallitive Care

My husband went into Longridge Community Hospital when I struggled to care for him. The idea was to give me a break and then he could com...

15 January 2016

Perfect hospital care

My husband was transferred here from Royal Preston Hospital during December 2015. His care was exceptional from all concerned. He is an a...

29 December 2015

Care of elderly relative in 2014

My cousin aged 94 was transferred to this hospital from royal Preston. She was treated with the utmost care and consideration throughout ...

11 December 2015

Last updated on 18 May 2016.

Information supplied by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust