What All Caregivers Need to Know About Preventing Pressure Ulcers at Home

What All Caregivers Need to Know About Preventing Pressure Ulcers at Home

Family caregivers have enough to worry about without the added stress of watching their loved ones develop pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores or decubitus ulcers. That’s why we developed this reader-friendly handout for caregivers like yourself to download and use to help prevent pressure ulcers at home.

This instant download includes basic, easy-to-understand information to help you apply research-backed best practices in preventing and treating pressure ulcers while you care for your loved one.

This handout provides an overview of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, including:

The definition of pressure ulcers
Who is most at risk of developing pressure ulcers
How and where pressure ulcers commonly occur
Strategies for creating a pressure ulcer prevention plan
Useful resources and tools to help support patients and caregivers in the prevention of pressure ulcers

Family caregivers have enough to worry about without the added stress of watching their loved ones develop pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores or decubitus ulcers. That’s why we developed this reader-friendly handout for caregivers like yourself to download and use to help prevent pressure ulcers at home.

This handout includes basic, easy-to-understand information to help you apply research-backed best practices in preventing and treating pressure ulcers while you care for your loved one.

This handout provides an overview of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, including:

The definition of pressure ulcers
Who is most at risk of developing pressure ulcers
How and where pressure ulcers commonly occur
Strategies for creating a pressure ulcer prevention plan
Useful resources and tools to help support patients and caregivers in the prevention of pressure ulcers

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