Pressure sores care for elderly patients
Pressure sores care is a specialist care service that is provided to most our clients. It requires training and knowledge – the neglect of this issue will lead to a major health problems. Professional carer is able to recognize the first symptoms and start the treatment swiftly.
Treatment for pressure ulcers in elderly
Pressure sores (also known as bedsores) are open injuries on the skin caused by prolonged pressure on the tissue. Immobilization is a major factor that exposes people to bedsores. The elderly often have protein deficiency which is the result of reduced calorie. This makes seniors particularly vulnerable to forming pressure sores. The issue needs to be addressed quickly as bedsores can appear just in a few hours.
24-hour carers will quickly notice any changes and is going to respond to them quickly, thus sparing the pain and discomfort. Treatment for bedsores in elderly consist primarily of consistent, daily care – oiling the skin, frequent position changing, maintaining appropriate diet.
Only round-the-clock care can help preventing pressure ulcers in the elderly. Our trained carers are going to support your loved one and plan their care accordingly.