Nursing & Ancillary Services
Essence of Care 2010
Benchmarks for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers
- Department of Health
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
'Essence of Care' was first introduced in 2001, designed to support and address the fundamentals of care which are still at the heart of its 12 benchmarks. 'Essence of Care' is ideal for frontline staff in health and social care settings.
'Essence of Care - Benchmarks for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers' provides best practice guidance to ensure people experience care that maintains or improves the condition of the skin and underlying tissues. It covers how care should be planned, implemented, continuously evaluated and revised to meet individual needs and preferences.
This title must be read in conjunction with 'How to Use Essence of Care 2010' (please see below). It should also be noted that all the benchmarks are interrelated.
'Essence of Care 2010 - Benchmarks for the Fundamental Aspects of Care' which contains all 12 benchmarks and 'How to Use Essence of Care 2010' is also available to purchase (please see below).
Screening and assessment
Planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of care
Prevention - repositioning
Prevention - pressure redistribution
Prevention - resources and equipment.
|Format||Paperback||Published||11 Jan 2011|
|Availability||Colour copy: 3 - 5 days||Delivery||Delivery options and charges|