Pamela Madlakama Staff nurse, Connect House Care Home, Nottingham
A CPD article improved Pamela Madlakama’s understanding of the prevention of these skin and tissue injuries in frail older people
The article discussed how the incidence and severity of preventable pressure ulcers can be used as an indicator of quality of care. It established that nurses have an essential role in managing and preventing pressure ulcers in frail older people and emphasised the importance of patient education and teamwork.
Nursing Standard. 32, 5,64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.5.64.s47