The Jubilee Unit is an Inpatient Unit situated on the First Floor of Harry Sotnick House in Portsmouth.
The Unit comprises of 40 beds in total across 2 Inpatient wards, which consist of Rehabilitation beds for those needing specialist rehabilitation, and D2A beds for patients needing assessment around their long-term needs.
The Units role is to either:
- Provide specialist rehabilitation for patients who no longer require acute medical care but need further input from the multidisciplinary team to maximise their potential before discharge.
- Carry out assessments for patients who are deemed to require assessment to ascertain what the long-term needs of the patients are. As part of this process a multidisciplinary team comprising of Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Health Care Support Workers and collaborations with GP’s and Social Work colleagues work together, to plan the patients discharge to the most appropriate environment with whatever support is needed.
The service operates in a collaborative and co-ordinated way across primary, secondary and community health services and social care to ensure timely and smooth transfers of care, to reduce delays within the system and ensure service users receive appropriate care in the appropriate setting.
The Unit is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.
- Patients will be over 18 years of age
- Patients will be registered with a GP practice in Portsmouth City or live within PO1 – PO6
- Step-Up Patients will be accepted following agreement as per the SOP
- Patients accepted into the Unit must be Medically Fit or Medically Optimised for transfer
- All step down (acute hospital discharge) referrals will go through Transfer of Care Hub Portsmouth and not directly to the Unit.
Full service description
Jubilee Unit provides care to people suffering from multiple and complex health and age related problems, which require a complex assessment and care provision. It provides 24 hour nursing care for patients and a holistic interdisciplinary approach to continuing NHS health care assessment for older people. Medical care is provided by a GP practice on daily basis. Out of Hours medical support is provided by the Out of Hours Service for Portsmouth City.
The unit provides:
- Assessment for continuing health care – to enable patients and carers to make decisions about long term health needs.
The unit has a minimum of two trained nurses on duty at any time. Registered nursing staff provide assessment of patients physical, mental and social care needs and provide appropriate plans of care to meet individual needs.
Other information & documentation
Visiting hours between 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm daily.
If visiting is only possible outside of these times, please speak to the Nurse in Charge.
2 Adults and 1 Child are able to visit a patient at one time.
Cumberland Ward: Annie Campbell Nelson Ward: Jane Salter
Harry Sotnick House, Cranleigh Avenue, Portsmouth, PO15 LU
Visiting hours between 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm daily. If visiting is only possible outside of these times, please speak to the Nurse in Charge. 2 Adults and 1 Child are able to visit a patient at one time.