International Stop pressure Ulcer Day, is taking place at
Portsmouth Carers Centre, 117 Orchard Road, Southsea PO4 0AD
The aim is to provide specialist support to help prevent pressure sores. Anybody is susceptible, if they are sat/laying in the same position for as little as 30 minutes without moving. The most vulnerable are those who already have an underlying health condition, even someone with a common cold ( their immune system is lowered).
Staff from the Bowel and Bladder service and a dietician nurse will be there to answer any questions.
If you could please give out and put on your social media sites that would be great.
Morning session will be 10-1130 will be for parent/carers.
Mid-morning session: 11:30-13:00pm any carers
Afternoon session: 13:30-15:00pm any carers
Carers event on 21 November, John Pounds Centre, 23 Queen Street, Portsmouth PO1 3HN
drop-in any time between 9.30 – 12.30. Lunch will be provided afterwards
Carers can claim ‘reasonable travel costs’ from Solent NHS Trust on the day.