West Heath Hospital

Telephone: 0121 466 6000
Address: West Heath Hospital, Rednal Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B38 8HR
Website: Website address not added

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 9 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 national standards

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

78% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

67% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

216% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

0.29% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.32% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank you to ward 12

Thought I would give a review about my experience of Ward 12. Dad was admitted as he had become very weak over the preceeding months. A...

5 July 2014

Post operative care

After major back surgery my wife was transferred to WestheathHospital ward 11 for Intensive physiotherapy.when admitted she was treated l...

22 February 2014

Outstanding skill and care

We cannot speak too highly of the care and skill mum has been shown in her time at West Heath Hospital (ward 11). The decision to concent...

8 January 2014

Concerns at West Heath

Our mother was on ward 12 for 3 weeks. She was always complaining that the staff ignored the buzzers when someone pressed for assistance...

3 January 2014

Ward 11 Wonderful Staff

My Mom was transferred to the hospital's ward 11 from the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, and received extremely good care as soon as she ar...

31 December 2013

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Last updated on 16 December 2013.

Information supplied by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust