One of the issues that Community Nurses are identifying with care providers is a lack of weights recorded for service users, particularly when they are wheelchair users. This may be because providers are not aware of the number of wheelchair accessible weighing scales that are available.
Reminder monthly weight records are recommended to ensure any weight gains or losses are identified and a Care Plan can be put in to address this.
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