Skin Breakdown Can Be Serious! Tips for Prevention

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Although our skin is generally resilient, skin breakdown is a risk for those subjected to prolonged pressure, friction, moisture, or shear force. Skin breakdown prevention and identifying concerns early are essential because skin breakdown can quickly progress from minor to serious. You may have heard terms like pressure ulcer, bed sores, or skin shearing, which … Read more

When Should Someone Be Offered Palliative Care?

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Palliative care is specialized health care for someone who has a serious medical condition. Palliative care encompasses a palliative care team of specialists who focus on providing relief of symptoms and help with other needs you may have. When should someone be offered palliative care?  People can receive palliative care when initially diagnosed or at … Read more