West Heath Hospital

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

Based on 8 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Sub acute care and rehabilitation

Wards 5 and 6 at Moseley Hall Hospital and Ward 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.

Willow House at West Heath Hospital offers an environment designed specifically to support and care for people with dementia by a specialist multidisciplinary team.

The Sheldon Unit, also based at West Heath Hospital provides palliative care for patients who meet the continuing care criteria and who have highly complex needs, requiring skilled healthcare interventions on a 24-hour basis.

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)

104% 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)

118% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

95% 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)

115% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

59staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 705 responses. 4747 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test Score: Community

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 1545 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

81staff recommend this hospital for care. 705 responses. 4747 staff work at this trust.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Elderly Father's Recent Stay

My father was recently transferred to ward 12 at West Heath hospital after a hip fracture and subsequent minor stroke whilst on holiday. ...

22 July 2018

Kind and encouraging treatment after trauma

My very elderly mother recently spent two weeks in ward 12 after treatment in the QE for a serious trauma. Despite not having a single r...

14 June 2018

DVY clinic

I have been seen daily for injections for a suspected DVT and I can't praise the staff the and service enough. They have been kind ,frien...

8 May 2018

Could be better

A member of my family is currently in this home and has been for a a couple of months. Some staff are very caring and nothing is too muc...

14 September 2017

Awful

An absolute disgrace of a hospital, my grandad was checked into willow ward, who were on arrival rude and uncaring of my nans need to use...

7 July 2017

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Last updated on 11 July 2017.

Information supplied by Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust