Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)

14: Preventing pressure sores

Introduction and Learning Points


This activity looks into the knowledge and skills required to enable health and social care staff to identify causes and prevent the development of pressure sores.

NB: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.

Learning Points:

  • Identify why stroke may increase the risk of developing pressure sores
  • Describe the actions which may be taken to reduce the risk of developing pressure sores following stroke

Page last reviewed: 29 Jan 2020