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Undertake agreed pressure area care

Level 2
Credit Value
Guided Learning Hours
This unit covers providing care to maintain healthy skin and prevent skin breakdown, by undertaking pressure area care in accordance with an individual’s care plan and risk assessment.

Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in line with Skills for Health Assessment Principles.
Learning outcomes 3, 5 and 6 must be assessed in a real work environment.
Individual refers to someone requiring care or support; it will usually mean the person or people supported by the learner.
Valid consent must be in line with agreed UK country definition.
Active participation is a way of working that recognises an individual’s right to participate in the activities and relationships of everyday life as independently as possible; the individual is regarded as an active partner in their own care or support, rather than a passive recipient.

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