Pressure injuries develop when mobility is reduced or limited when confined to a bed or chair. They commonly occur when there is prolonged pressure on bony prominences such as the elbow, heel, shoulder, back of head, lower back and the buttock area.
Pressure injuries are difficult to treat and can lead to serious complications. Prevention is key to managing areas at risk. Prevention tips include regular position changes, good hygiene and skin care and choosing the appropriate equipment for the patient.
Mobility2You Erina 2/12 Aston Road PO Box 3046 Erina NSW 2250 Phone: 02-4367-5751
Warehouse (Not for public)6/2 O'Hart CloseCharmhaven NSW 2262
Thank you so much Mobility2you for all your help with getting our Grandma home from hospital! Your generous prices and advice really made life easier! Thanks again