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Community Children’s Nursing Service (Derry)

Contact Information

Address
Waterside Health Centre, 127-147 Spencer Road, Derry,
Postcode
BT47 6AQ View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Carmel O'Kane
Telephone Number
028 7132 1722
Fax Number
028 7132 1778
Email Address
carmel.okanewhc@westerntrust.hscni.net

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

The Community Childrens Nursing Service aims to provide skilled nursing support to children with a range of health care needs in the community through:

The provision of high quality, clinically effective nursing care and support to children and young people with highly complex continuing health care needs.

Promotion and facilitation of care at home through the development and provision of individual packages of care for children with acute and long term health needs.

Work in partnership with the child/young person/ their family/carers and statutory and voluntary services to assess, plan, implement and monitor the plan of care.

Development and delivery of evidence based training plans for parents and carers to meet the clinical needs of children, in a range of settings including school, ensuring competence is safely maintained.

Care coordination to support the child and family through transitions which may impact on the child's wellbeing i.e. hospital discharge, transition into school, transition into adult services.

Provision of support in the home and school setting from appropriately trained children's home carers for those with most complex needs. This supports families with their child's care, supports attendance at school and facilitates short breaks/respite.

Specialist nursing services for children with long term conditions i.e. respiratory conditions, diabetes, epilepsy, continence problems

Organisation Type
  • Statutory
  • Health & Social Services
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 years
  • 5-11 years
  • 12-16 years
  • 17-18 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
  • GP
  • Social Worker
  • Health Visitor
  • School
  • Hospital
Family Support Services Categories
  • Continence Services
  • Diabetes Care
  • Epilepsy Services
  • Respiratory Service, End of Life Care
Main Category of Services
  • Family Support
  • Health Service
  • Community Childrens Nursing

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Strabane
  • Limavady

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Community Children’s Nursing Service (Derry)

  • Community Children’s Nursing Service (Derry)