Prevention of Pressure Ulcers
Pressure ulcers have a significant impact on the quality of life and wellbeing of affected individuals. Preventing pressure ulcers is, therefore, an essential part of good care.
The course will promote understanding of person-centered approaches to prevent pressure ulcers. Attendees will know why pressure sores happen and what they can do to reduce their likelihood.
• Pressure ulcers and their classification
• Structure and function of the skin
• Causes and risk factors
• Risk assessment and screening
• Recording and reporting
• Available interventions
This course does not cover wound healing or dressing and cleaning; if you require training in these areas please contact us on 01823 273185 to discuss your needs.
• Assisting and Moving Individuals
• Infection Control
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