Care Home Management

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Taking the pressure off

In the UK, more than 700,000 patients suffer from pressure sores, and 412,000 ulcers are developed each year.

That’s an estimated one in 23 of the population aged 65 years and over who are impacted by pressure ulcers. For some people they are a mere inconvenience, but they can actually lead to life-threatening complications and, in fact, cost the NHS £1.4m every day.

Click here  to read Ben Fleck (below), Business Manager, Blueleaf Care‘s feature article on how care homes can improve care and prevent problems.

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