The use of evidence based guidelines in healthcare assists care givers with decision-making and improves clinical outcomes for the individual, allowing nursing staff to focus on their overall quality of care.
As a specialised supplier of support surfaces, Invacare is committed to helping reduce pressure injuries, increase client satisfaction and improve outcomes. In developing our solutions, we constantly look to the latest clinical intelligence and frontline feedback with the ultimate aim of reducing preventable injury and loss of live through pressure sores. We strive to support all care givers in their role of providing the best possible care. Our mattresses built on proven knowledge are to be incorporated into a care program that includes a complete risk assessment. The risk assessment includes both an informal (informed nursing judgement) and formal element. Scales or guidelines should be used as a formal method of measuring risk from pressure injury development. On this page we have provided links to well established and trusted methods regarding pressure injury prevention and care. Follow the links to find out more about these protocols or go to our dedicated page relating to pressure injuries to learn more.