• Manual Handling in the Health Care Sector
    themes in relation to Manual handling in the health care sector and will describe the literature which supports this. This topic has been chosen as the handling of patients plays an important role in Health and Social care. NHS, (2010, p. 3) states that 'Manual handling is a core competency for staff...
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  • Nvq Level 2 229
    factors might put the skin at risk of breakdown? | | 1.4 | How can incorrect moving and handling techniques cause damage to the skin? | | 1.5 | What interventions can reduce the risk of skin breakdown and pressure sores? | | 1.6 | What changes to an individual’s skin condition must be reported...
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  • Miss
    the skin in relation to pressure area care: 2) Identify pressure sites of the body: * Shoulders or shoulder blades * Elbows * Back of your ears * Knees, ankles, heals, toes * Spine * Base of spine/sacrum area 3) Identify factors which might put individual at risk of skin breakdown...
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  • Moving and Handling Hsc
    Outline the anatomy & physiology of the human body in relationship to the importance of correct mov & handling & positioning of individuals Muscles in our body work pretty much like levers to allow our joints to move like hinges move. Muscles will move and pull bones at a specific joint...
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  • unit 2
    1 – Understand the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to pressure are care. Describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to skin breakdown and the development of pressure sores. There are 4 stages in relation to the skin breaking down which causes pressure sores, it’s...
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  • anatomy and physiology
    physiology of the skin in relationm to skin break down and development of pressure sores. the skin is the largest organ of the body it covers a total surface space of around 30000 sq inches oviously depending on hight size of person. the skin is made up of nails,hair,sweat glands. the skin provides the...
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  • Unit 229 Workbook Pressure Sores
    care Outcome 1 Understand the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to pressure area care The learner can: 1. describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to skin breakdown and the development of pressure sores Skin is the largest organ of the body, covering and protecting...
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  • Pressure Sores
    blood to the tissues over bony areas such as a heel. It may have been in contact with a bed over a long period of time. The surface of the skin ulcerates which can, in turn, become infected. Eventually deeper tissues are damaged. It’s common in heels, buttocks, sacrum, ankles, hips and spine. 1.2 Pressure...
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  • Pressure Care
    4222-229 OUTCOME 1 1.Skin is the largest organ of the body covering its surface and it has multiple layers of tissue and guards the underlying muscles, bones, ligaments and internal organs and The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the...
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  • Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with Their Plan of Care
    importance of the human body with correct moving and positioning in relation to anatomy and physiology includes making sure you understand the different kinds of joints (hinge/ball and socket for example) are held together by ligaments and tendons and how easy it is to damage these joints by pulling on them or...
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  • Health and Social Care
    Describe how incorrect handling and moving techniques can damage the skin. Identify a range of interventions that can reduce the risk of skin breakdown and pressure sores. Describe the changes to an individual skin conditions that should be reported. It is important to avoid or prevent...
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  • pressure care
    outcomes The learner will: Assessment criteria The learner can: 1. Understand the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to pressure area care 1.1 Describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to skin breakdown and the development of pressure sores 1.2 Identify...
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  • Nvq3 Unit 4222
    Outcome 1: Understand the anatomy and physiology of the skin in relation to pressure area care 1. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores or pressure sores are injuries of the skin and underlying tissue. They appear when the affected area of skin is under too much pressure. Due to the pressure the...
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  • Health
    | |The learner will: |The learner can: | | | ...
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  • health and social care
    are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue, they appear when an area is under too much pressure for long periods of time, due to this pressure the blood flow id disrupted, and the area doesnt get irrigated, therefore the nutrients and oxygen do not reach the skin cells, the skin then breaks and the...
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  • unit 229 undertake agreed pressure care
    anatomy and physiology of the skin Pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are the result of a constant deficiency of blood to the tissues over a bony area such as a heel which may have been in contact with a bed or a splint over an extended period of time. The surface of the skin can ulcerate which may become...
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  • Nebosh
    NEBOSH National General Certificate TOPICS OF (CONTROLLING WORKPLACE HAZARDS) Safety Signs Personal Protective Equipment Manual Handling Mechanical Handling & Transport Safety Work Equipment Maintenance Electrical Safety Fire Chemical Hazards Occupational Ventilation Health Hazards Ergonomics Noise...
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  • Unit 8 Health and Social Care Level 2
    Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009 ·         The Electricity at Work regulations 1989 ·         Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 ·         Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 ·         Communicable...
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  • Safety Hazards
    Safety Hazards Safety In the Home Fire Safety Fires can start suddenly and spread quickly, damaging your home and furniture and putting lives in danger. * Keep all fires and heaters well guarded, especially open fires | | * Keep portable heaters and candles away from furniture and curtains...
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  • Gsce
    plant bio-chemically and physically, and one of these processes is osmosis. Osmosis is the flow of water through a semi-permeable membrane of a cell moving from an area of higher water potential to an area of lower water potential until reaching equilibrium known as isotonic. Before reaching the point...
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