CP78 Treatment and management of pressure ulcers


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP78
Issue No
4

Target Audience

All CWP staff.

Purpose

This guideline provides guidance to Cheshire and Wirral Partnership (CWP)
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
Director of Operations

Author and contact number
Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse - 01244 389243


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

17 April 2018

Approval Meeting

Clinical Practice and Standards Sub-Committee


Appendices

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