Recognise the signs and symptoms of sepsis in the older person. Describe effective care practices to enable early intervention to minimise the risks of developing serious complications.
– Identify what sepsis is and the mortality associated with the condition
– Recognise why older people are more at risk of developing sepsis
– Understand the signs and symptoms of sepsis and the importance of early detection in an aged care setting
– Outline approaches to early intervention and treatment in aged care