According to 42 CFR § 483.25, quality care is a fundamental principle that applies to all treatment and care provided to facility residents.
Archive for the ‘Pressure Ulcers / Bed Sores’ Category
Elder Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes There is an increasing trend is towards providing care in a home like environment whenever possible. There is a wide spectrum of housing for elderly and disabled persons with an increasing number of campus models where people can remain as independent as possible and as their medical needs […]
According to the CDC, in a study regarding pressure ulcers based on data from the National Nursing Home Survey, 2004, Pressure Ulcer
Minnesota Department of Health Pressure Ulcer Q & A Pressure Ulcer Questions and Answers Q. I attended one of the statewide training sessions on Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment. It was great information, but I’m not sure where to start? A. It is always difficult to prioritize your program and get started. Try breaking your […]
Has an detailed description of the various Stages of Pressure Ulcers also known as Decubitus Ulcers and Bed Sores. The site shows skin conditions in each of the Stages of Pressure Ulcers: