Preventing pressure ulcers - information booklet for patients*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Preventing pressure ulcers - information booklet for patients (PDF file - 564 KB) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A translated booklet that contains detailed information for people assessed as being at a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers. It covers information from what a pressure ulcer is and its stages to emphasising movement, looking after skin and eating a balanced diet.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Last reviewed: February 2017
Target audience: General
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English (PDF file - 564 KB)
Chinese (PDF file - 1008 KB)
Croatian (PDF file - 542 KB)
Greek (PDF file - 553 KB)
Italian (PDF file - 534 KB)
Somali (PDF file - 545 KB)
Spanish (PDF file - 542 KB)
Turkish (PDF file - 552 KB)
Vietnamese (PDF file - 543 KB)
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