This may be required when a patient is introduced to a new care setting and also should be done as soon as possible because there is always a bigger risk of pressure sores developing in the patients

This may be required when a patient is introduced to a new care setting and also should be done as soon as possible because there is always a bigger risk of pressure sores developing in the patients. During this time the persons condition can change which means change in their pressure. We would carry out a tissue viability risk assessment on each individual and do a water low chart. The risk than would be identified and marked. If they have a significant risk it must be repeated at regular intervals and used to design a care plan which will prevent any sores from developing. The care plan should