Webcast: Improving patient wellbeing through dressing choice

This webcast discusses the importance of wellbeing in wound care. Introduced by Professor Keith Harding, CBE, Trudie Young discusses wellbeing and the difficulties in addressing and documenting a patient’s wellbeing. Tarnia Harrison, a tissue viability nurse specialist, talks about the importance of improving patient wellbeing through dressing choice and is followed by a patient who outlines his experience of living with a wound. The webcast was supported by Smith and Nephew. Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese versions of the slides are also available to download from the links on the right.

Introduction

Professor Keith Harding, CBE introduces the webcast, which discusses the importance of wellbeing in wound care.


 

Documenting wellbeing

Trudie Young discusses how to approach wellbeing, the challenges of documenting patient wellbeing and resources that can help clinicians improve patient wellbeing. 

Optimising wellbeing in practice

Tarnia Harrison talks about treating patients with a wellbeing-focused approach, considering the whole patient and how their wound affects their daily life. Case studies illustrate how profoundly wounds and treatment choices can influence lives.