Prevention of pressure damage for residents in care homes for Carers

Date & Time:

Tuesday 11 June 2019 (13:30 - 16:30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group:

This course is for:

  • Carers in Care Homes within the Private, Voluntary and Independent Sectors within Sutton and those who look after Sutton’s residents and

  • Carers employed by the London Borough of Sutton, in particular the START Team

Please note this course is not open to domiciliary/home care providers within the private, independent and voluntary (PVI) sectors.

Course Overview:

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a good understanding of how to maintain the integrity of the skin and minimise the opportunity for pressure ulcer formation by applying new knowledge to their practice

Learning Objectives:

By the end of training session participants will have:

  • Gained greater knowledge to describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Gained greater knowledge describe how pressure ulcers form and identify what factors contribute to this
  • Increased their knowledge to define what a pressure ulcer is and describe what is meant by a grade 1,2,3, 4, unstageable and suspected deep tissue injury in pressure ulceration
  • Increased their knowledge to define what moisture lesion is and be able to recognise the difference between moisture lesion and pressure damage
  • Developed their skills on how to can promote and practice good pressure area care and prevent pressure ulcers from forming


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)