Identifying, Healing, and Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Donna Marie Morrow, RN, WCC, DWC, OMS presents a straightforward, non-clinical overview of what causes pressures ulcers, who is most at risk for developing one, what they look like in different skin tones, and how best to prevent pressure ulcers from forming.  This training is intended for Direct Support Professionals and others who provide care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Slide Presentation (PDF) 

Quality Is No Accident Brief (PDF)

DDS Signs and Symptoms Sheet: Pressure Ulcers (PDF)

Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Risk Management Protocol on Pressure Ulcers (PDF)