Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


Conclusion

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

You should now be able to:

  • 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

You have reached the end of this Core Competency. Try this Core Competency again, or choose a different Core Competency.