Elizabeth ward is a medical ward situated on the fourth floor of the main ward block. The ward consists of 23 beds, and primarily specialises in elderly care and dementia.
Elizabeth ward has a wide variety of staff many of whom have specialist skills to care for dementia patients. Staff on the ward include: a ward manager, three ward sisters, staff nurses, clinical support workers (CSW’s) and a ward host. During office hours, physiotherapists and an occupational therapist are also available, and the ward works very closely with hospital social worker team and conduct daily Multi-disciplinary team meeting.
When you arrive on the ward, the staff will introduce themselves and then orientate you to the ward. Nursing documentation will then be filled out, and the staff will explain the process of events to you and your relative.
The Elizabeth Ward can be found on the fourth floor of the ward block and is serviced by the Main Reception located on Kempston Road.Bedford Hospital South Wing Map
At Bedfordshire Hospitals all COVID infection prevention control measures currently in place remain the same.
Everyone attending our sites is still be required to wear a facemask (unless medically exempt), adhere to social distancing and attend your appointments alone especially in our Emergency Departments and Outpatients (exclusions apply to our paediatric patients and those requiring carer support)
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