Community services for care homes

Tissue Viability (SCFT)

The service will be provided in care homes where patients are unable to attend clinics. Support includes:

  • Advice and help with all aspects of tissue viability
  • Advice about pressure ulcer grading and skin care
  • Education for health care professionals

Referral pathway

Referrals can be made via:

  • Care home with nursing staff via post, phone or fax to details below
  • Any other Health Care Professional via post, phone or fax to details below (Care homes without nursing should go via another HCP such as the GP)

Worthing Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
Southfield House
11 Liverpool Gardens
BN11 1SD
Tel 01273 696011 ext.6095 
Fax 01903 276938