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Case studies from the perspectives of aged care residents on turning and positioning: Implications for technical progress in pressure injury prevention

Amit Gefen, Fiona Kendall, Jennifer Tull, Marie Gerdtz, Natalie Oliver, Nick Santamaria, Suzanne Kapp
8 September 2022

The perspectives of aged care residents on turning and positioning is required to improve care and prevent pressure injuries. The following case studies share aged care resident perspectives and satisfaction with turning and positioning devices and equipment. Key learnings include the need for tailored turning and positioning care for diverse aged care residents; the benefits and drawbacks to purpose-designed and usual turning and positioning devices, and the high value of feedback from aged care residents on turning and positioning. The study also generated insights that will benefit technological progress in the field of turning and positioning and pressure injury prevention.

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