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Manual Handling

Pressure Care Awareness Course

Raising awareness of the issue of service users who have pressure sores  within the care environment.

By the end of this session learners will be able to:

  • Recognise / explain the causes of pressure sores
  • Identify areas of the body at greatest risk
  • Discuss / explain ways of reducing the incidents of pressure sores in service users
  • Identify equipment (such as specialist mattresses) for service users who have pressure sores
  • Identify suitable methods of patient handling for service users with pressure sores
  • Describe typical treatment applicable to service users with pressure sores
  • Engage in discussion around presented case histories

Course length – approx. 3 Hours

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