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Here you will find more helpful resources around pressure ulcers.
Tips for carers on how they can help to prevent pressure ulcers in people with dementia.
The most important part of any treatment for pressure ulcers is to remove the cause of the pressure or friction and help the person to move around where possible.
Find out how to spot the signs of pressure ulcers in people with dementia.
Pressure ulcers - also called pressure sores or bedsores - can develop if someone spends too long sitting or lying in one position. They are a particular risk for people with dementia.
A person with dementia may have physical needs at the end of their life that you will need to understand.