Pressure Area Care

Course Outline

To enable care staff to develop an understanding of causes, prevention, assessment & treatment of pressure ulcers.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is designed for health care professionals working in a care environment.

How long is the course?

Half day

What will you learn?

– Anatomy & Physiology of the skin and underlying structures.

– What are pressure ulcers?

– European Pressure Ulcer Grading System

– Causes of pressure damage

– Intrinsic factors / Extrinsic factors

– Financial implications of pressure damage

– Documentation

– Rick assessments /prevention of Pressure damage

– Aids available

– Questions/Answers


“Excellent delivery. Very clear. Thank you.” -Organisational and Workforce Development Team Leader, Northamptonshire

“The course was very informative and interesting.” - Care Assistant, Kettering


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