Prevention of pressure sores and positioning 2hrs

Prevention of pressure sores and positioning 2hrs

REF WC01 | HSC 3051

Qualification and credit framework

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

The course is designed to provide for managers and care support workers an
introduction to the basic skills required when caring for clients who have the potential to develop pressure sores or are already suffering from topical wounds.

Who should attend?

This unit is relevant to  workers who are directly engaged in personal care to
clients in all care settings – hospital, residential, day- or foster-care or in
the client’s own home.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

∇ Identify how ulceration develops
∇ Develop observation and reporting tools for potential wounds
∇ Identify Basic Management of wounds
∇ Understand the effect of positioning and other external factors
∇ Make use of the multi disciplinary team in wound care

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learners and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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Review: Pressure care. I liked it very much. I learned a lot. I really liked the part where we learned how to measure wounds. Also I enjoyed the explanations on the grades and how to measure. The trainer was very nice and everything was very instructive. I really enjoyed the course.Maria Pecz

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