West Heath Hospital

0121 466 6000 West Heath Hospital, Rednal Road , Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8HR
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4 out of 5 stars

Based on 3 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Sub acute care and rehabilitation

Wards 5 and 6 at Moseley Hall Hospital and Wards 10, 12 and 14 at West Heath Hospital are generic sub-acute wards providing care and rehabilitation of older adults.

The wards provide inpatient services for older adults requiring varying degrees and types of sub-acute care and rehabilitation.

Services in each ward are delivered by a multidisciplinary team including nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, rehabilitation assistants, domestics and housekeepers.

There is also provision for patients to access speech and language therapy, specialist nursing and dietetics.

There are a wide range of admission sources ranging from transfers from the acute sector, direct GP admissions and the Rapid Response Service.


West Heath Hospital

The specialist trauma and orthopaedic service is based in a 27-bedded unit in Ward 11 at West Heath Hospital.

The service is predominantly for older adults who require a period of inpatient rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery or trauma.

The ward has its own multidisciplinary team including nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, rehabilitation assistants, domestics and housekeepers.

There is also provision for patients to access speech and language therapy, specialist nursing and dietetics.

Visiting times at West Heath Hospital

Visitors are welcome all days between the following times:

  • 2-4pm
  • 6-8pm

Contact details, map and directions

West Heath Hospital

Tel: 0121 466 6000

Address: West Heath Hospital, Rednal Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8HR

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Departments and services

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Quality of service at West Heath Hospital

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

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

97% 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)

104% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

86% 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)

143% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

72%staff recommend this hospital for care. 597 responses. 4834 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

45%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 597 responses. 4834 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

91%Patients recommend this hospital. 1616 responses.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Care includes talking to relatives

Tried to contact Willow House, no one answered. Tried to speak to Patient Liaison and again the phone rang out. Angry that Ward staff don...

16 March 2017

Willow House

My Mom was admitted to Willow House having been referred by the Community Matron. Mom has dementia which was rapidly accelerating followi...

20 December 2016

Concerns over my mums care

My mum is currently an inpatient on ward 14 for rehabilitation following a compound fracture to her leg in February. She suffers from chr...

30 June 2016

Willow House

My father was admitted to Willow House by rapid response via our family GP. He was a very poorly and frail elderly gentleman with Lewy B...

4 December 2015

Mums Stay

My Mum was admitted from the QE after a fall suffering a bleed of the brain and fracture of the clavicle following emergency heart surger...

17 May 2015

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Last updated on 16 December 2013.

Information supplied by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust