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Pressure Care and Incontinence Associated Dermatitis

NICE (2018) reports that pressure ulcers are caused when an area of skin and the tissues below are damaged as… View Article

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Diabetes Week 2019

Diabetes Week 2019 runs from 10 – 16 June. The aim of Diabetes Week is to raise awareness and help… View Article

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Supporting breathlessness in people at the end of life

Becoming out of breath can be normal.  It is how the body responds to requiring more oxygen, for example, when… View Article

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Managerial Oversight for Care Home Managers

Care Home Managers require constant oversight of the home. They must also conduct high-level analyses to mitigate potential risks and… View Article

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IDDSI Framework for Dysphagia Management

IDDSI have developed an international standardised framework for people with dysphagia who require texture modified food and thickened fluids. The… View Article

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) affects approximately 8% of the general population…. View Article

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Malnutrition

In the UK over 3 million adults are malnourished.Over 30% of adults admitted to the hospital are malnourished. This figure… View Article

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Type Two Diabetes: A Growing Health Risk

According to the organisation Diabetes UK, more people than ever are at risk of Type Two Diabetes. Currently, numbers stand… View Article

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Syringe Drivers Part Two: Infusion and Documentation

The siting, infusion and monitoring of syringe drivers. Siting the needle It is important to refer to your local area’s… View Article

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Syringe Driver Uses: Advantages and Disadvantages

What is a syringe driver? A syringe driver is a small battery operated pump designed to deliver medication sub cutaneously… View Article

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