Scottish regulator highlights poor prevention and treatment of pressure sores in care homes


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A report by Scotland’s regulator says older people in Scotland’s care homes are being put at risk by poor prevention and treatment of pressure sores.

The Care Commission conducted a special review of the treatment of pressure ulcers – also known as bed sores and pressure sores – in care homes for older people after uncovering concerning practices in a number of homes during regular inspections.


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