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 4 - Cognition and Communication

  • Patients with mental health or learning disabilities requiring supervision, support and frequent intervention for the majority of the day
  • Risk of harm to self and others which could result in injury
  • Patients may be cohorted to provide continuous supervision at a ratio of two-to-one for the majority of the day
  • Patients with enduring mental health problems and requiring enhanced supervision