Rehabilitation Consultant Newsletter - November 2011

The Rehabilitation Consultant newsletter provides an update on some of the improvement work that has been taking place nationally in relation to rehabilitation and improving quality of life in care services for older people.

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Care Triggers

To reflect the best practice and documentation developed as part of the Scottish National Integrated Tissue Viability Programme, the following healthcare triggers have been updated for staff working in care homes for older people.

Skin assessment and care / pressure ulcer prevention

Wound assessment and management

Should you require any further information, please contact :

Joyce O'Hare
Senior Professional Adviser / Professional Adviser Tissue Viability
Care Inspectorate
Compass House
11 Riverside Drive

Telephone: 01382 207394
Mobile: 07766 133250

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2011)

European Antibiotic Awareness Day aims to raise awareness among healthcare staff and the public about how to use antibiotics wisely.

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Care Inspectorate appoints Annette Bruton as new Chief Executive

Scotland’s care regulator, the Care Inspectorate, today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Annette Bruton.

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Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Alert

Atropine Injection found in box labelled as ‘Adrenaline (Epinephrine) Injection BP 1:1000 For Anaphylaxis'.

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