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Overview Oldham Community Services Children's Nursing Oldham Children's Home Ventilation and Complex Needs Team

Oldham Children's Home Ventilation and Complex Needs Team

Our aim to ensure a smooth transition during the discharge process from hospital to home by utilising effective communication with the child and family, in collaboration with the multi disciplinary team.

Referrals are accepted from many different sources including:

  • Children’s Community NursingTeam
  • Health Visitors
  • School Health Advisors
  • Children’s Ward / Hospital
  • Paediatric Consultants
  • GP’s
  • Learning Disability Nurse
  • Parents/Family

The Children's Home Ventilation & Complex Needs Team comprises of a Team Leader and 3 Assistant Team Leaders, all of whom are qualified nurses, the team also has approximately 30 carers. The carers are fully trained to meet the needs of each individual child and family.

Children who are referred to this service need to meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Long Term Ventilated
  • Life Limiting Illness
  • Tracheostomy
  • Severe Complex Heath Needs

Contact Information

The Integrated Care Centre
New Radcliffe Street
0161 621 3434
0161 621 3885
Parking Available:

Opening Hours

8am to 6pm<br/> (On call service from 6:30am to 10:30pm)<br/>

Referral Methods

  • Self referral