Pressure Care Awareness (For Carers)

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Learning Aims and Outcomes

 

Course Title:  Pressure Area Care

 

Course length 3 hours

Maximum number to attend - 15

 

This course is aimed at all staff in health and social care. 

At the end of the training session, there is a short written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees


Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - The Skin

 

         Understand:

o   Structure of the skin

o   Functions of the skin

 

Pressure Ulcers

 

         Discuss:

o   What is a pressure ulcer?

o   Classification of pressure ulcers

o   Who is at risk?

o   Differentiate between pressure, shear and friction forces

o   Preventative and pressure relieving aids

 

Risk Assessment

 

         Identify and understand the different Risk Assessment tools available

         Undertake a skin assessment

         Documentation

 


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  • Do you bring equipment?

    We bring all required equipment with us

  • How long do certificates last

    Please See the Individual courses, on how long certificates last

  • Do your trainers come to us?

    Our Trainers can provide training at your venue. Or you can come to our fully equipped training rooms.

 
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