Pressure ulcers resources

Prevention is better than cure

Zero pressure campaign materialsWe have developed a range of resources for health professionals and carers to support you in helping to prevent pressure ulcers in the people you care for. 

Download the resources from the list below.

Resources

  • Checklist (PDF 138Kb) – to help you look out for pressure ulcer signs and triggers
  • Information leaflet (PDF 1.5Mb) – for patients, carers and the public
  • Safety cross (PDF 152Kb) – an easy way to record how your organisation is doing at preventing pressure ulcers
  • Care home poster (PDF 205Kb) – for displaying in staff areas of care homes
  • Ward poster (PDF 656Kb) – for displaying in wards and other public areas
  • Lanyard card (PDF 137Kb) – for printing and putting in staff lanyards or in diaries as a reminder of the risk factors of pressure ulcers.

For more information about any of the resources, please contact tissueviabilitynursespecialists@gstt.nhs.uk