Rehab Staff Ratio - page 2

Just wondering how many pt's per nurse is your facility giving you and where do you live??? They are trying here to give us 11!!!! 11 on dayshift!!! And of course we all know these rehabers are not... Read More

  1. by   Flame_07
    Our rehab unit has a max capasity of 22 patients when it is full there is 5 rn/lpn and 3 tech. I'm in Illinois the rehab unit.
  2. by   chekyna
    here in NZ, we have 5-6 each day shift, 22 total patient in the ward and just one nurse assist. if a patient is a falls risk, demented and confused the n/assistant will be used as a 1:1. Nurses shower their own patients, hoist them for PT and OT, admissions, discharges etc, etc. Enrolled nurses allowed to give only oral meds and thats it.
    Patient acuity for each nurse is more than 20 each shift.