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Age and Ageing
The prevalence rate of pressure ulcers in Ireland is consistent with international figures, 12-38% (HSE 2009). It is essential that all healthcare professionals understand the importance of determining all those who are at risk, so that effective prevention methods can be implemented. Methods: The SSKIN bundle is designed as a resource pack to aid in the assessment and care planning for people at risk of pressure ulcers. 28 SSKIN Bundles were completed on an older person and orthopaedic warddoi:10.1093/ageing/afx144.120 fatcat:4fxuk5ilubfwfnmx4uftrohufq