Instructed caregiver how to prevent Pressure Ulcers for Bed bound patients: Protect the Skin patient from injury - Avoid massaging the skin on bony parts of the patient body. Limit pressure on bony areas by changing positions frequently. If the patient in a bed, preferably every 2 hours.
Patient is unable to performed insulin injection by herself due to low vision and hand tremors. No caregiver able/willing to do that procedure due to ALF's policies. Nurse will continue search a c/g able and willing to administer insulin to patient.
SN suggested patient to have nails, calluses and corns trimmed by podiatrist because those with diabetes have poor circulation. A good blood circulation is known to aid your body in all healing processes, so when it becomes sluggish, it takes longer for any injuries to on feet to heal.
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