Are Hydrocolloid Dressings Recommended for Skin Tear Management - Take our Quiz

Skin Tear management includes evidence-based wound management as well as preventative strategies which will assist in preventing wound deterioration and future skin tears. Hydrocolloid Dressings are adhesive, waterproof dressings comprised of various gel forming properties including carboxymethyl-cellulose, pectin, gelatin and elastomers. Hydrocolloids provide a moist wound environment, aid in autolytic debridement, conform to body shape,…

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Aged Care Quality Standards Graphic 2018

As aged care services prepare for the new Aged Care Quality Standards, the Commission expects that organisations will be compliant with these Standards from 1 July 2019. Below is a brief overview of some of the wound care requirements for providers as outlined in the new Standards. The new Commission Act and Rules apply to all…

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