Monday, December 07, 2009

Pressure Ulcer Reduction Toolkit

TMF Health Quality Institute developed this toolkit to help nursing home staff better prevent, treat, and heal pressure ulcers.

Some of the topics included in the toolkit are:

  • Facility-acquired pressure ulcer investigation tool
  • Protein-energy malnutrition definition
  • Team progress assessment
  • Facility-acquired pressure ulcer-free days calendar tool
  • Facility-level assessment
  • Resident-level assessment
  • Quality improvement workbook
  • Facility assessment checklist
  • Organizational commitment
  • Risk assessment
  • Development of a plan of care