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Pressure care and wound education for support workers and carers

Support workers or carers may work with people who require assistance with pressure care and wound management. Although the responsibility for wound care sits with a nursing-qualified individual, support workers may be required for limited care work working under the direction of a health worker.

Here are some short education videos to help you get started with the basics.

Pressure injury and risk

 

What are the symptoms?

Skin health

When to change wound dressings

How to inspect and replace dressings

Common indications of infection and response

Implications of prolonged or worsening infection

 

Implications for a wound when delivering daily support activities

 

Who is at risk of skin breakdown?

 

The importance of skin protection

 

The impact of other bodily fluids on the skin

 

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