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For the period 1 September 2019 – 29 February 2020, Birth Suite occupied birth suites – 6.

Nomination of mixed wards

New ratios to commence 1 March 2020

University Hospital Geelong

BAX6

Occupied beds = 28

Ratios required for specialties:


  
  

AM
  

PM
  

ND
  

ANUM
  

  1
  

  1
  

  1
  

Haematology
  

  1:3
  

  1:3
  

  1:5
  

Oncology
  

  1:4
  

  1:4
  

  1:8
  


New staffing baseline*


  
  

Expected bed
occupancy**

AMPMND

ANUM
  

  
1 1 1

Haematology
  
14 10 10 5

Oncology
  
14


ANU

Occupied beds = 18

Ratios required for specialties:


  
  

AM
  

PM
  

ND
  

ANUM
  

  1
  

  1
  

  1
  

Acute Stroke
  

  1:3
  

  1:3
  

  1:3
  

Non-acute Stroke/Neurology
  

  1:4
  

  1:4
  

  1:8
  


New staffing baseline*


  
  

Expected bed
occupancy**

AMPMND

ANUM
  

  
1 1 1

Acute Stroke
  
3 5 5 3

Non-acute Stroke/Neurology
  
15

  

McKellar Rehabilitation Centre

North Wing

Occupied beds = 30

Ratios required for specialties:


  
  

AM
  

PM
  

ND
  

  ANUM
  

  1
  

  1
  

  1
  

  Palliative Care
  

  1:4
  

  1:4
  

  1:6
  

  Stroke/Neuro Rehab
  

  1:5
  

  1:5
  

  1:10
  


New staffing baseline*


  
  

Expected bed
occupancy**

AMPMND

ANUM
  

  
1 1 1

Palliative Care
  
14 7 7 4


Stroke/Neuro Rehab

16

 
*calculated by dividing the average occupancy per day to the prescribed ratio for each speciality then rounding up as stipulated in the act.

**calculated based on the average occupancy per speciality per day.

 

 

Last Modified: Friday, 08 May 2020