Introduction to Pressure Injury Prevention

Caring Footsteps
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This half day course is for staff working in care homes, nursing homes, domiciliary care & supported living & aims to raise the awareness of pressure injury prevention as part of their job role.


  • Explain what a pressure injury is
  • List the common sites of pressure injuries
  • Describe the categories of pressure injuries
  • List the risk factors
  • Describe how the risk of developing a pressure injury is assessed
  • Demonstrate how to put SKINS bundle into practice to prevent pressure injuries developing
  • Describe your responsibilities in preventing pressure injuries developing

  • Length:

    3 Hours

    Bespoke Sessions

    This course is available to groups on a bespoke basis. Please contact us for further information and pricing.

    Other Information:

    • All training sessions have been written using Skills for Care Induction Related Training, part of recommendations for CQC Providers Guide (2015).
    • Where possible content is evidence based.
    • All sessions are regularly reviewed to ensure the most up to date evidence is used.
    • Sessions will be adjusted to meet the needs of your organisation.
    • In addition to the training sessions Caring Footsteps currently delivers, bespoke training can also be written and delivered.

    Caring Footsteps will provide theoretical information and materials for training provided, however it is the providers’ responsibility to declare individuals attended training competent to practice. Caring Footsteps will not declare any individual competent to practice.

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