Introduction to Pressure Management Equipment Workshop
Facilitated by one of our Occupational Therapists, this workshop will provide an overview of equipment and its role in preventing and managing pressure areas.
We will be looking at the basics of pressure management assessment and considerations when prescribing equipment. You will get the opportunity to try equipment commonly used to assist pressure management for seating and the bed.
- Identify the different types of pressure care cushions and mattresses
- Discuss the uses of foam, gel and air in relation to pressure management
- Explain the difference between pressure relieving and pressure reducing equipment.
Health professionals, final year allied health students.
*Social distancing protocols in line with current government recommendations will be adhered to. If restrictions change outside the control of the participant and the session is cancelled due to COVID, participant will be able to opt for a future session.
If you have any questions, please contact the Training Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org