This guide is an ongoing step by step, educational tool that could be used at every episode of care which could be used nationally, so that all carers would be educated in the same way. Every carer either community or residential based would be using a methodical, evidence based tool that everyone recognised.
The tool is based around the 5 principals that make up the SSKIN model
SURFACE SKIN INSPECTION KEEP MOVING - INCONTINENCE- NUTRITION AND HYDRATION
Using a traffic light system the guide comprises of pictures of each category of pressure ulcer including a description on one side, leading to guidance on the other side.
Sponsored by Bedford Borough Council.
Commissioned by Bedfordshire Care Group LTD
Designed by Sarah Stringer - RN, DN, CM, QN
Supported by East London Foundation Trust and NHS England
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