Virgin Care Community hospital inpatient service improvement project aimed at supporting early identification and prevention of avoidable hospital acquired pressure ulcers.
April 2016 clinical evaluation of the SEM Scanner commenced broken into 2 phases.
SEM Scanner was piloted on one ward for 2 months on medical and non-elective surgery patients who were deemed at risk according to the Waterlow Risk Assessment Tool. 35 patients. Heels and sacrum scanned x1 per day.