Pressure Ulcer Workshop

Wednesday 28 January 2015


This course is designed for people who care for service users with pressure ulcers or who are at risk of developing pressure ulcers


Delegates will be able to:

♦ Understand what is a pressure ulcer and its four categories ♦ Identify all pressure points on the body ♦ Understand their responsibilities in prompt identification and reporting of skin damage ♦ Understand simple measures to prevent pressure ulcers

Course content:

♦Functions of the skin ♦Categories of pressure ulcers ♦Risk assessment ♦Prevention and management of pressure ulcers ♦Accountability and responsibility ♦Avoidable and unavoidable pressure ulcers ♦Pressure ulcers and safeguarding ♦Pressure relieving equipment

Target group:

♦Social care staff in DASHH ♦Staff working for organisations in the Social Care Learning Partnership ♦Domiciliary care workers and ♦Informal carers within the London Borough of Croydon  

Repeated on 25 March, 2014.

Times: 9.30am - 1.00pm and 1.30pm - 5.00pm

Trainers: Care Support Team, Croydon Council

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This workshop is repeated on 25 March 2015.

Contact Carers Support Centre
24 George Street
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Cost Free