Ward Sister : Sarah Washer
Telephone : 01208 251388
The ward has 12 beds providing inpatient care for elderly patients and patients who require rehabilitation following surgery or illness.
The ward has use of a detox bed where patients who have alcohol addiction can come and stay during their recovery.
There is a dedicated space for patients nearing the end of their life which is a quiet area for them to be with their families. The ward provides care for amputee patients with individual therapy pathways which are tailored to the patient's personal needs and requirements.
Visiting a patient on Achor Ward
How to contact your relative
You can call the main ward telephone number as above or alternatively the ward has a handset telephone which can be taken to your relative. The number to contact is 01208 251571. Patients can use their own mobile telephones on the ward.
The ward has protected mealtimes between midday to 1pm and from 5pm to 6pm, however if you would like to help your relative to eat and drink you are welcome to stay on the ward.
Student nurses and nurse apprentices
The ward supports student nurses and nurse apprentices.
Free car parking is available at the hospital.