All human beings develop an intrinsic need to remain connected with others, therefore social distancing—ie, efforts to maintain physical distance between people and reduce in-person contact to reduce...
Older people can experience a variety of skin problems including skin tears, leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and oedema. The National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) (https://tinyurl.com/rqh5kfw)...
The WHO (2015) advocates ‘healthy ageing’ as a goal for life, describing it as a process incorporating the development and maintenance of functional ability to facilitate wellbeing in later life..
When adhesive tapes or dressings are removed from unprotected skin, varying amounts of superficial stratum corneum are removed along with them and this may be further exacerbated by the repeated...
‘Any interaction between an older person and a health or social care professional should include an assessment which helps to identify if the individual has frailty.’.
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