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Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Intended Audience Groups: 2, 3, 4, 5
This course has been developed for care and support staff working with people who through age, or specific conditions, need support to ensure the correct prevention and management of pressure sores.
The course aims to improve the understanding of the causes of pressure sores and methods of preventing them. Learners will explore methods of good practice and examine the role of the care worker in the prevention and healing of pressure sores.
- Differences in skin
- What are Pressure Ulcers, how to classify them and the causes
- Who is ‘at risk’ and whose responsibility is it?
- Bolam test
- Pressure prevention using the aSSKINg bundle
- Assessment, equipment and reporting
<strong>Learning Central (Central Bedfordshire Council)</strong>
This course is free to Central Bedfordshire Council staff, those providing services within Central Bedfordshire and contracted care providers outside of Central Bedfordshire. Late cancellation and non-attendance fees apply to all external providers.