Pressure Ulcer Reduction Toolkit

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Pressure Ulcer Reduction Toolkit

Description

TMF Health Quality Institute developed this toolkit to help nursing home staff better prevent, treat, and heal pressure ulcers.

Some of the topics included in the toolkit are:

  • Facility-acquired pressure ulcer investigation tool
  • Protein-energy malnutrition definition
  • Team progress assessment
  • Facility-acquired pressure ulcer-free days calendar tool
  • Facility-level assessment
  • Resident-level assessment
  • Quality improvement workbook
  • Facility assessment checklist
  • Organizational commitment
  • Risk assessment
  • Development of a plan of care

Developer:

TMF Health Quality Institute

Funding Sources:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; TMF Health Quality Institute

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: September 2009
Last Updated: 11/25/09

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