This course covers understanding pressure sores and how to help prevent them, the main structures and functions of skin, pressure ulcers and common sites for pressure ulcers, and managing pressure ulcers.
• Identify patients/clients at risk of developing pressure ulcers
• Describe the physiology of the skin and the process of wound healing
• Describe the equipment and interventions, which can contribute to the prevention of pressure ulcers
• Assess the degree of tissue damage
Requirements and Suitability
This course is suitable for all levels of staff working within any type of adult care service.