Level 4: Urgent Care

The patient is in a highly unstable and unpredictable condition either related to their primary problem or an exacerbation of other related factors.

Nursing Theme 3 - Personal Care, Nutrition and Hydration

  • Patients requiring one-to-one care for the majority of the day and also requiring two or more staff for most activities of daily living
  • Fungating or constant bleeding wound, requiring interventions more than three times a day
  • High risk of falls and history of falls requiring close supervision