Windsor Intermediate Care Unit, Milton Keynes

Address:
Windsor Intermediate Care Unit, Dovecote Manor, Whalley Drive
Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EN
United Kingdom

Telephone:
01908 376415

Windsor Intermediate Care Unit (WICU) provides a short-term programme of nursing and therapy for people who need a period of rehabilitation to enable them to regain functioning, independence and confidence to return safely to their own home.
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The unit aims to achieve a maximum length of stay of 21 days. It is a nurse-led unit, with a contactable doctor between 09:00-17:00, Monday to Friday, and emergency cover at other times.

Eligibility criteria (who is the service for?)

The service is available to people over the age of 18 who are registered with a Milton Keynes general practitioner (GP).

How can someone be referred?

The service accepts referrals from healthcare professionals.

Can I use NHS e-Referral (formerly Choose and Book) to arrange my first outpatient appointment?

NHS e-Referral is not applicable to this service.

Service times

The service provides nursing care 24 hours a day.

To speak to a member of the healthcare team, relatives and carers should telephone the unit between 09:30-12:00 and 14:00-17:00, or to nursing staff after 18:00. These are the times that staff are more readily available and helps to protect patient meal times.

Visiting times

Monday-Friday: 15:00-17.00, 17:30–21:00 (protected meal time:  17:00-17:30)
Saturday and Sunday: 09:00–21:00 (protected meal time: 12:15-13:30, 17:00-17:30)

Please do not visit during protected meal times.

Please speak to the nurse in charge if you cannot visit between these times, but be aware that visiting may not interrupt therapy programmes.

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