St Barnabas Hospice Lincolnshire
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In Patient Care

Our 11 bed specialist in patient unit is located on Nettleham Road in Lincoln and serves the county.

If you have complex physical or emotional care needs you may require a stay in the unit. The multi professional team work closely with patients, families and carers to manage complex symptoms.

The unit is located at the top of the city within walking distance of the Cathedral and the historic Bailgate area of Lincoln. The grade 2 listed building sits in its own gardens, and has its own small car park with reserved parking for patients and their family and friends.

Delivering Same Sex Accommodation - Declaration of Compliance 2016/17

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice is pleased to confirm that it is compliant with the Government’s requirement to eliminate mixed sex accommodation. Please click here to view our Action Plan for compliance

St. Barnabas is committed to ensuring that all patients are treated with compassion and respect and that their privacy and dignity are maintained. The Hospice Inpatient Unit is a small facility registered to provide care for eleven patients. Patients are accommodated in two four bedded bays and four single rooms. Patients admitted to the Hospice Inpatient Unit will only share the room where they sleep with members of the same sex. Same sex shower/toilet facilities are close to the bed areas. Patients who require support with bathing are offered the use of specialised bathing equipment. This facility is single use but utilised by patients of both sexes; measures are taken to ensure that their privacy and dignity are maintained at all times.

If at any time we are not compliant we will report this through clinical governance and risk committees.

Safe Staffing Levels

Ensuring we have the right staff, with the right values, skills and training available in the right numbers to support the delivery of excellent care is essential.

From April 2015, we will be publishing information about the number of nursing staff working at the Lincoln In Patient Unit, together with the percentage of shifts meeting safe staffing guidelines.

This initiative is part of the NHS response to the Francis Report which called for greater openness and transparency in the health service.

Information about nursing staff levels on the ward will be published monthly.