Reference 2018-188

REF:            2018-188

Subject:        Patient with a urinary incontinence

 

 

Request:

  1. How many times a day (24 hours) do you change a patient with a urinary incontinence pad/bed pad?
  2. What is the average length of time per patient to change a soiled urinary incontinence pad/bed pad?
  3. Of those patients who have a urinary incontinence pad, what proportion do you estimate will develop incontinence associated dermatitis over time?
  4. How many patients today have incontinence associated dermatitis in your Trust?
  5. How many times a day (24 hours) do you assist a patient with incontinence associated dermatitis?
  6. What is the average length of time per patient to assist with incontinence associated dermatitis?
  7. How many incidences of incontinence related dermatitis or skin breakdown associated with pad use were there in your institution in the last 12 months? How many patients, what percentage of all patients in a body worn/non-body worn pad is this?
  8. What 3 main actions has the trust deployed or is planning to deploy to reduce incontinence related dermatitis?
  9. What is the impact on increased length of stay for an average patient in your trust with incontinence related dermatitis?
  10. What is the increased per patient cost of a incontinence related dermatitis treatment ( e.g. Cauti, extended hospital stay, nursing time, drug treatment, bed blocking etc.)

 

 

Response:

1.  How many times a day (24 hours) do you change a patient with a urinary incontinence pad/bed pad? Not monitored therefore unable to provide information
2.  What is the average length of time per patient to change a soiled urinary incontinence pad/bed pad? Patient dependent therefore unable to provide information
3.  Of those patients who have a urinary incontinence pad, what proportion do you estimate will develop incontinence associated dermatitis over time? Unable to determine as all patients skin is different and has different tolerances, therefore unable to provide information
4.  How many patients today have incontinence associated dermatitis in your Trust? Not monitored or reported as no national requirement to do this therefore unable to provide this information
5.  How many times a day (24 hours) do you assist a patient with incontinence associated dermatitis? Patient dependent therefore unable to provide information
6.  What is the average length of time per patient to assist with incontinence associated dermatitis? Patient dependent therefore unable to provide information
7.  How many incidences of incontinence related dermatitis or skin breakdown associated with pad use were there in your institution in the last 12 months? How many patients, what percentage of all patients in a body worn/non-body worn pad is this? Not monitored or reported as no national requirement to do this therefore unable to provide this information
8.  What 3 main actions has the trust deployed or is planning to deploy to reduce incontinence related dermatitis? Skin care regime including use of emollient to wash, and use of barrier preparations forms part of education programme
9.  What is the impact on increased length of stay for an average patient in your trust with incontinence related dermatitis? Not monitored or reported as no national requirement to do this therefore unable to provide this information
10. What is the increased per patient cost of a incontinence related dermatitis treatment (e.g. Cauti, extended hospital stay, nursing time, drug treatment, bed blocking etc.)