Every year in November, there is an international focus to create awareness and education around Pressure Ulcers and Pressure Ulcer Care. November 16th is Worldwide Stop Pressure Ulcer day and Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare are proud to support this important campaign.
- Every contact with a clinician, healthcare professional or carer can help prevent pressure ulcers
- Every contact with a bed, chair or other surface can help prevent pressure ulcers
- Every contact with leaders in healthcare can help prevent pressure ulcers
- Every contact on social media or traditional media can help prevent pressure ulcers
They have created a wonderful acronym that dives deeper and explains how we can all make every C-O-N-T-A-C-T count!
C – START THE CONVERSATION, CONNECT, COMMUNICATE, SHOW THAT YOU CARE
O – CONSIDER OPTIONS, OBSERVE, DISCUSS, AGREE
N – BE NEEDS LED, NOTICE WHAT’S IMPORTANT
T – TEAMWORK,TALKING TO PEOPLE, LISTENING, ENGAGING AND TEACHING
A – ASK QUESTIONS, ADJUST AND ADAPT TREATMENT PLANS
C – BE CLINICALLY CURIOUS – ADJUST, CHALLENGE, CHANGE
T – TAKE ACTION, BE THE CHANGE THAT IS NEEDED
As a supplier of Pressure Area Care solutions, we have also been examining the ways that we make every contact count... See below for our video;
LET'S STOP THE PRESSURE TOGETHER!
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