Identify any concerns with the agreed care plan prior to undertaking pressure area care and describe the actions you would take if there where any concerns with the plan of care.
There is a need to be able to undertake pressure area care for individuals, following the individuals care plan and risk assessment, and relevant protocols and procedures within your work area. [ It is aimed at prevention, that is maintaining healthy skin and preventing breakdown.The individual who is receiving pressure area care, and in the context of this unit could be adult or child .
essential to follow an agreed care plan with a patient. A care plan is an agreement between a health care professional and a patient, it allows professionals to discuss care issues with patients to come up with a treatment which the patient is happy with. It is important to keep to a care plan as this is based upon a patients wishes, their reasons may be made up by their beliefs, their culture or religion which can be important factors to consider. Not following a care plan could go against a patients wishes and cause further complications or ailments. However should the plan not be working a review may be essential in the interests of the patient. ]
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