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Pressure Area Care

Learners will need to complete our training skills for trainers day before they attend any of our Train the Trainer course days. Please note that this is only compulsory if you have never attended one of our Train the Trainer course days before. You do not need to complete our training skills day if you have already attended.


This course is aimed at health and social care workers and looks at identfying the early signs of pressure sores to prevent them from progressing. All staff should be aware of the methods in place for prevention and details of the care required once a sore has developed.


During the session, you'll cover:

Knowledge of what a pressure sore is and how it is caused

Indications to the extent of pressure sore problems within the UK

Identifying pressure areas of the body

How to identify the risks of pressure sores developing

Knowledge on the 4 grades of pressure sores

Definition of duty of care

Knowledge of the functions and characteristics of skin

Promoting individuals well-being.


This training is available as a half or full day course and comprises of practical work and theory shared with fellow learners (maximum fifteen delegates). You’ll be asked to complete a simple multiple-choice assessment after you take the course. You will receive a certificate once you have passed the assessment.


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