The following video looks at the referral pathway both Care Managers and Care Workers have a role. https://vimeo.com/585627583
The video below explains the chronic oedema identification assessment form. Care Managers will use this form to assess every client when the are new to the organisation and also at
Management of breast cancer or melanoma of the upper limb can impact on shoulder function. Clients may also bring with them a past history of shoulder dysfunction or it may
The following quiz will help you check your knowledge in this area. You need to obtain 80% correct to pass the quiz. You have 3 attempts to successfully complete it.
Joyce is 81 years old and lives alone in a unit since her husband died 12 months ago. She tries to stay independent and enjoys looking after her small garden.
Feeling a client's leg is an important part of the assessment process. It will give you an idea of where the oedema is and the type of oedema, that is,
The Lymphscanner, although not essential, is a useful objective tool to measure the amount oedema oedema present under the surface of the skin. It adds to the information collected by
After checking the temperature of the skin the next step is to measure the circumference of the legs. The levels that are marked will be used for using the lymphscanner
The first part of palpation is to check the temperature of the skin. The video below describes this process. https://vimeo.com/449202800