Personal Pressure Care Overview:
This 3 hour course is focused on those working in the healthcare setting and teaches delegates about the role and responsibility of personal care. Delegates will be also be taught the fundamentals of pressure sore care, with a focus on industry standard prevention methods. They will also learn about the specific factors which can lead to the development of pressure sores, how to identify infection, and ways in which they can be treated.
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The course is delivered over 3 hours
Our group training is offered for 15 attendees per trainer
What is covered:
This training course explores the role and responsibilities of a carer in relation to a vulnerable service user, with a focus on the recognition, management and prevention of pressure sores. The course also covers the roles and responsibility of the carer when toileting a service user, teaches an understanding of incontinence and control, and outlines the importance of personal hygiene procedures.
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for social workers and care workers that work with and support vulnerable or elderly people with limited mobility, or anyone looking to improve upon their own methods of personal care. It is also beneficial training for those who work within health or care sectors where the development of pressure sores is a significant concern.
What will you achieve?
Attendees will be able to:
- Understand the role of the carer when toileting a service user
- Understand incontinence and its control
- Describe the importance of personal hygiene procedures
- Descibe the main structures and functions of skin
- Understand pressure sores and how they can be avoided
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