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 15 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

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

92% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

91% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

187% 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

0.39% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.14% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81%staff recommend this hospital for care. 265 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

58%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 265 responses

Latest reviews of this hospital

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

Mom's 2 week stay

Mom was admitted into West Heath hospital(ward 14) after surgery. During her time there we felt as a family that we were having to consta...

21 January 2015

Empathy and kindness

Our mother ,Mary ,was a patient at Willows House for approx 5weeks -All the staff were supportive and kind during her stay and we were s...

24 November 2014

Wllow ward

My 91 year old mother was on Willow ward for nearly 9 weeks I cannot fault her treatment , every effort was made to cure her life threa...

27 October 2014

some things good some bad!

My husband recently had a long stay at the hospital, giving drugs on time seemed to present a problem, mainly change over times. Clothes ...

14 September 2014

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Last updated on 16 December 2013.

Information supplied by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust