Wellbeing Centre has a team of experienced qualified nurses and a skilled health-support worker, all experienced in delivering care to students.
The wellbeing team have specialist nursing skills in both general and learning disability care. At the start of college a Link Nurse is allocated to each student and will support them throughout their college journey.
All students at Derwen have the opportunity to register with the local GP practice. The nursing team encourages student to register locally to ensure easier access to local services. Therefore allowing care to be transferred to local professionals to manage long-term or ongoing illnesses. Alternatively, students may wish to remain with their current GP practice in their home area.
The Wellbeing Centre is open throughout term-time Monday-Friday 08:00-20:00hrs. A qualified nurse is on-call for care staff to contact during out-of-hours, for any urgent queries, which may arise within the residences.
Each of the students has a link nurse (based on their residence):