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Ward directory

Our searchable ward directory contains information about our wards, including contact details, location information, visiting hours, names of key ward staff and what you can or cannot bring onto the ward.

To use the directory simply go to the relevant hospital to see a list of all wards. Then click on the name of the ward to see the detail page for this ward. Alternatively you can use the search to find what you are looking for.

Croft Community Unit at Epsom Hospital

Croft Community Unit

  • Specialisation: Frailty and Post-acute Rehabilitation
  • Location: Epsom Hospital
  • Telephone number: 01372 735361

Location

First floor, block L

Postal address to write to patients

Croft Community Unit
Epsom Hospital
Dorking Road
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 7EG

Key staff

  • Matron: Blessing Mazanzi
  • Head of Nursing: Tracy Whelan
  • Ward Manager: Kathy Maskens

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    During the week the medical team conducts a round at various times from 10.30am (Monday to Fridays).

  • Medicine rounds: 8am, 12noon, 2pm, 6pm, 10pm
  • Breakfast: 8am
  • Lunch: 12.30pm
  • Dinner: 5pm
  • Beverages: 11am, 3pm and on request during the day

Facilities on the ward

  • Number of inpatient beds: 27
  • Number of bays: 4
  • Number of single bedded rooms: 7
  • Other facilities: All rooms are ensuite.

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: 2pm - 8pm. Relatives may negotiate with staff according to patient requirements.
  • Max visitors per bed: 2
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones are discouraged for the comfort and privacy of other patients.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    Protected mealtimes: 12noon - 1pm and 5pm - 6pm.

    Please check with the nurse in charge before planning to bring in young children. All visitors are requested to wash their hands with soap and water prior to leaving the ward.

    Read more about protected mealtimes (see In the hospital) and privacy and dignity in our hospitals. Please observe the no smoking policy in all hospital buildings and on the hospital grounds (including car parks).

Restrictions for patients

Additional information

  • Going home:

    Please discuss all arrangements with either the discharge co-ordinator, the nurse in charge, the ward manager or the matron.

  • Good to know:

    Following admission, please could clothes be brought in for patients, this will facilitate their rehabilitation as well as any other items such as toiletries that will help them be more independent in taking care of themselves.

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