The Ward layout is divided in two thus providing single sex facilities. It is modern light and spacious. There is a small day room with a television. Six spacious, 4 bedded bays each with ensuite toilet, shower/wet room. We have a large bathroom with a bath that can be used with a hoist. The ward has 8 large siderooms with ensuite facilities. There is a purpose built large therapy room in which patients work with the occupational and physiotherapy staff.
Bedside telephones are available on every patient locker and phone cards can be purchased at machines around the hospital site.If taking a moblie phone into the hospital you are asked to keep the ring tone on vibrate only and consider the other patients on the ward.
We have a hairdresser who visits the ward each Thursday afternoon. If patients would like to benefit from shampoos, cut and styling they just need to ask the staf and an appointment will be made on their behalf.
The WRVS provide a daily trolley service which sells newspapers and confectionary.
Mealtimes and Catering
Menu cards are filled in one day in advance and the nursing staff and volunteers help patients to complete them. We can accommodate most special diet requirements as long as our main kitchen have enough notice. We aim to promote protected mealtimes and the nursing staff assist with feeding where required using the red tray system.
- Breakfast: - 8.15am - 8.45am
- Lunchtime: - 1.00pm - 1.45pm
- Supper: - 5.30pm - 6.00pm
A ward housekeeper dispenses drinks with each meal, mid afternoon and at bed time.
There are two Restaurants at Cheltenham General. The Blue Spa café is located at the front of the Hospital in Centre Block. The Garden Restaurant can be found in St. Paul's Wing. For more information Click Here
There are several WRVS shops around the hospital. For information Click Here
If English is not your first language, and you may require the services of an interpreter, please let the ward know before your admission, if at all possible.
If you are hearing impaired and need to sign, we may also be able to provide someone to help with this.