- Instructor: Asonz Training
- Duration: 4 hours
Pressure sores (also known as pressure ulcers) are a common problem, which can severely affect the quality of life for individuals. However, with good care, most can be avoided, by removing the causes of pressure damage. This course will enable you to undertake pressure area care for individuals, following the individual’s care plan and risk assessment, as well as relevant protocols and procedures within your work area.
The aim is to maintain healthy skin and thus prevent breakdown and the development of pressure sores. You will learn about the risk factors that make an individual more susceptible to developing pressure sores, changes in skin condition to look out for and how to position individuals to reduce pressure.