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Pressure Area Care for direct care staff (ZOOM session)


Summary (optional)
The Pressure Area care session will enhance your knowledge of pressure ulcers and ensure you have relevant, up to date information to provide essential support and care to individuals who are at risk of developing Pressure Ulcers. The session is also useful for those who may need to update their knowledge and skills on the topics of Pressure Area care and prevention.
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Course details:

DateTimeVenueTrainerTarget group
8th December 2020 CANCELLED 1:15pm arrival 
1.30pm - 4.30pm  
Zoom QTA Targeted Services – Disability Team, Commissioned Services, Older People & HSW, Vulnerable People Team, Foster Carers

Target Group - For staff new to care and for staff who may like to update their knowledge 
10th December 2020 1:15pm arrival 
1.30pm - 4.30pm  
Zoom QTA Targeted Services – Disability Team, Commissioned Services, Older People & HSW, Vulnerable People Team, Foster Carers

Target Group - For staff new to care and for staff who may like to update their knowledge 

 

Course aims and objectives:

Pressure Area Care: -

  • What is Pressure Area Care?
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the skin
  • What is a pressure sore?
  • Staging/Grading of pressure sores
  • Stop the Pressure/SSKIN care bundle/React to Red - UK Campaigns
  • Causation factors
  • Appropriate interventions
  • Identification of preventative measures
  • Cost Implications
  • Inconsistency and variations in practice
  • Working across care settings

 

For further information, or if you have booked a place on the course and have not received notification to attend please contact the Workforce Development & Learning Administrative Team. Please do not turn up to any course unless you have received notification of your place as the event may be fully booked.

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