CC31 Treatment and management of pressure ulcers


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC31
Issue No
2

Target Audience

Physcial Health West

Purpose

This guideline provides guidance to Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP) West Physical health staff in the relation to the reduction in risk of pressure ulcer development and the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of pressure ulcers which have developed. The document outlines best practice standards for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.

The ultimate aim of the guideline is to support staff to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcer development and to ensure that, should a pressure ulcer develop, it is managed in an evidenced based, effective way.

Origin

Lead executive
General Manager

Author and contact number
Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

11 May 2015

Review Date

11 May 2017

Approval Meeting

West Locality Governance and Risk Meeting

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