Understanding the association between pressure ulcers and sitting in adults what does it mean for me and my carers? Seating guidelines for people, carers and health & social care professionals

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February 2018
Pressure Ulcers
Content types
Clinical Guidelines, Online Article
Journal of Tissue Viability


  • Costs for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers have increased significantly
  • There is limited published advice on seating and the prevention of pressure ulcers
  • Publications and guidelines lack end user collaboration in their development
  • A practical guide for people, carers and health and social care professionals has been developed