< January 2019

New - Helping to prevent pressure ulcers - A quick guide for registered managers of care homes

NICE and SCIE have produced a new guide around preventing pressure ulcers

This quick guide explains how to identify those at risk of developing pressure ulcers and what health and social care practitioners can do to reduce the risk.

It covers:

  • Who is most likely to get a pressure ulcer?
  • Risk assessment
  • Care planning
  • Repositioning
  • Providing information

Click the image below to download the guide.

 

You can also visit the fully interactive web resource: Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

 

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