Pressure Care and Tissue Viability

West Yorkshire & Harrogate Excellence Centre
Delivery Method: Resources

All resources below are web-based, can be accessed free of charge supporting your knowledge understanding and practice relating to Pressure Ulcers , Pressure Care Prevention and Tissue Viability, and are relevant to care professionals/workers and carers.

1.Pressure Care Prevention Training Film (e learning)

This film developed by an Acute NHS Trust outlines the top level information Health & Care staff need to consider when identifying and managing individuals with Pressure Ulcers. The film whilst based in an Acute Trust is a useful resource for all who provide care to individuals with pressure ulcers. It can be accessed free of charge.

Access the Pressure ulcer Prevention training by clicking on the Image or this sentence


2. Healthcare Improvement Scotland Tissue Viability Toolkit

Click to access the Healthcare Improvement Scotland Tissue Viability toolkit

This tissue viability toolkit contains tools and worksheets that make preventing pressure ulcers possible in any care setting. It is suitable for any care worker regardless of whether they work in the NHS, the community, a hospice or voluntary care.

Find out the difference between pressure ulcers and tissue viability, and access a range of tissue viability resources.

3. NICE Guidelines Pressure ulcers: Prevention and Management

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This NICE guideline allows information on best practice and aims to reduce the number of pressure ulcers in people admitted to secondary or tertiary care or receiving NHS care in other settings, such as primary and community care and emergency departments. The guidance covers risk assessment, prevention and treatment in children, young people and adults at risk of, or who have, a pressure ulcer (also known as a bedsore or pressure sore).




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