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Managing Pressure Ulcers at End-of-Life Care

End of life or palliative care is providing support for those who are in the last few months or years of life. End of life care helps those live as...

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How to Choose the Right Pressure Care Mattress

Prone to bed sores and not sure which mattress is right for you? This helpful guide will discuss pressure care needs and the different mattresses available for preventative care and...

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‘The AutoTurn is Invaluable': Royal British Legion Case Study

The Royal British Legion (RBL) are a national charity that support the Armed Forces community. With over 180,000 members, 110,000 volunteers and a network of partners and charities, the RBL...

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The Benefits of Automated Turning vs Manual Turning

Turning is an essential part of preventing pressure ulcers for care home residents. Pressure sores are painful and can lead to life-threatening complications. This guide looks at the benefits of...

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The Complete Guide to Pressure Ulcers

A pressure sore or commonly know as a bedsore is an injury which starts on the surface of the skin and then can progress further into the tissue...

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Assess Pressure Ulcers with PURPOSE-T

Assessing a pressure ulcer and determining which stage it fits into can be tricky. However, PURPOSE-T allows healthcare professionals to complete three steps in order to identify adults at risk of...

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How Does a Pressure Care Mattress Work?

Pressure care mattresses work to reduce the pressure between the user’s skin and the mattress surface whilst laying or sitting up in bed. Their purpose is to prevent and even...

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The Cost of Pressure Care

Overview of Pressure Care Management and Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitis ulcers, are painful skin and tissue injuries caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Commonly caused...

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SSKIN: 5 Steps to Prevent Pressure Ulcers

Even though there have been improvements in pressure ulcer/bed sore prevention across many UK care facilities, pressure ulcers continue to affect approximately 20% of all patients in hospitals, nursing homes and residential...

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