Pat Family Centered Care

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Patient and Family Centered Care Kimberley Masterson WGU0713 Stacy Stratton-Mentor Practice Setting Wellington Regional Medical Center is located in Wellington, Florida. It is a 233-bed, acute-care hospital, owned by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., a highly respected, healthcare management organization. Wellington Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation. Wellington Regional is proud to have provided high-quality healthcare("About Wellington Regional Medical Center - Palm Beach, FL | Wellington Regional Medical Center," n.d.) services to the…show more content…
The age ranges from 23 weeks gestation to usually 40 weeks gestational. However, a readmission of an infant within ten days post delivery may be readmitted if previously born within our facility. There are no maximum lengths of stay. Our ultimate goal is one of the 40 weeks gestation.Early skin to skin initiation is the preferred form of early bonding, and early initiation of teaching and family participation is encouraged from the get go. Wellington serves a community that has a majority of White Non-Hispanic population. The outlying communities that utilize our services compromise a majority of Hispanic, Latino, Haitian, African American population. Currently, our staff is compromised to meet the majority of the population; we lack in the services in clientele that have recently migrated to the country or have limited understanding of the English language. We offer a language line and certain staff members that are utilized to facilitate in translation. Unfortunately, they are not always available. The author is employed as the Manager of the Neonatal intensive care unit. The unit uses a primary nursing care model and an all registered nurse staff. The group is headed by a nurse manager who reports to the Director of women's services. Currently, the unit achieves a daily census of 12; our breastfeeding rate is 90 percent, and our focus is on family-centered care. Family-Centered
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