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describe safe use of aids and equipment
Safe use of Aids and equipment needs to comply with the safety guidelines of standard operating procedures in order to avoid accident or any event that will result to damage or material wastage. [ This will also ensure productivity and positive results in operations. ]
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User: identify a range of aids or equipment used to relieve pressure

User: describe safe use of aids and equipment





Weegy: Safe use of Aids and equipment needs to comply with the safety guidelines of standard operating procedures in order to avoid accident or any event that will result to damage or material wastage. [ This will also ensure productivity and positive results in operations. ]
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User: identify where up to date imformation and support can be obtained about materials equipment resourses

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Weegy: A pressure sore is caused by unrelieved pressure on the skin, by friction or by tearing/shearing? forces. [ [ Pressure, the single most important factor in the development of sores, occurs mainly when the individual remains unmoved for inappropriate periods or exerts repeated pressure in one area, such as when using poorly adjusted mobility aids. It mainly affects the skin. Friction and tearing? forces are created by repetitive movement, such as sliding down in the bed or the use of poor moving and handling techniques, and causes damage to and distortion of the underlying tissue. ] ] (More)
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identify the pressure area risk assessment tools which are used in own work area
Weegy: There are lots of pressure area risk assessment tools in use in different settings.The commonest one is the Waterlow which is a checklist which you use to give a score to the individual - the higher the score the higher the risk of sores and the [ greater the need for a pressure relieving mattress etc. Google it as it is easy to find on line. Check inside your care plans for the tool you use (another is the Norton scoring tool but this isn't very detailed and I hardly see it now). It is the law that we assess risks to a person's skin and is also part of the Essential Standards for Quality and Safety which CQC use to judge care providers standards of care. ] (More)
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