Aim To increase reporting of all pressure ulcers year on year To reduce the % of grade 3 and 4 ulcers year on year To reduce the number of pressure ulcers across the SHA by 30% by 2012 To raise awareness of Prevention of leg ulceration services and encourage the spread of these.
Development of an active network for sharing experience and agreeing consensus.
Actions undertaken and … Raising the Profile Protect your Birthday Suit Awareness campaign Awareness week 26 th September – 30 th September Information / workshop for Commissioners – re CQUIN process, SUI process, Avoidable/unavoidable. Healthcare economies linking up to work together
What have we achieved A Tissue Viability competency framework for Registered Nurses and Clinical Support Workers.
We are currently working on: A brief Guide to differentiate between pressure ulcers and moisture lesion Education and training materials to implement the Texas Scoring System for the Diabetic Foot
Actions currently underway… Getting to Zero – Safer Care Improvement Programme Series of learning events across SHA Safety Cross 4 eyed skin check Safety Huddle Visual reminder intentional rounding / skin Bundle. Alpha Sites Community Hospital, Acute Trusts, Nursing homes
Intentional Rounding – What is it? Structured process where frontline staff regularly round on patients and reliably perform scheduled/required tasks Rounding with purpose- linked to an aim 8 key behaviors 1.Opening key words – managing up 2.Perform scheduled tasks 3.Address the 3 ps of pain, potty? position (SKIN Bundle)(toileting), and 4.Assess comfort needs 5.Environmental assessment 6.Closing key words 7.Explain when you or others will return 8.Document the round on the log
A pilot project to apply the rounding methodology in the community patient in their own homes. A pilot project to develop a multi agency patient "Passport" for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers
Issues and Concerns. We are struggling to do our day jobs Pressure Ulcers very high profile SHA /Commissioners - Misunderstandings about grading of ulcer and the severity of ulcers. Issues in relation to skin failure Avoidable Pressure ulcers Safeguarding
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