Elstead Frailty Ward (Older People’s Short Stay Unit)
Elstead Frailty Ward is the Older People’s Short Stay Unit and is located on level D
Elstead ward is a 16 bedded short stay frailty unit recently opened in the Division of Access and Medicine. Specialising in care of the older frail person. It is a short stay, 72 hour assessment and admission unit.We take direct admissions from ED, as well as transfers from EAU.
It is centralised around holistic patient care with a multidisciplinary approach.
Please find comments made by patients on our recent FFT :
“Everyone has been so friendly caring and efficient facilitation as early a discharge as possible and a thorough feed back of all rest results thank you.”
“Super efficient and caring good communication at all levels. ”
“I really liked the nurses and their care staff. It was good to have one nurse in charge of my care. Overall the ward seemed very well run. I would have liked the doctor I saw to have taken the time to give me more information on my test results and their implications. ”
“Staff were efficient,kind caring,considerate and happy. An excellent team!”
Ward Matron: Kirsten Kelly
Senior Sister: Grace Angeles
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