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Care in the community: are we taking the easy option?

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Care in the community: are we taking the easy option?

Jacqui Fletcher
7 November 2014

While presenting at the Eliminating Avoidable Pressure Ulcer Conference in Bristol in October, I found myself saying something I had said many times before, but had the sudden realisation that I had just been making excuses. At the time, I was lecturing about pressure ulcer prevention in the community, watching the wry smiles from all the community staff as I talked about the difficulties of regular turning/repositioning in a patient’s own home.

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