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Older aged residents who cannot adequately reposition themselves or who may be immobilised suffer from injury, illness or paralysis are at risk of pressure ulcers.

Most pressure ulcers occur in people over 70. CSIRO studies have confirmed that medical sheepskin overlays can reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers by 58%. Sheepskin can reduce the body pressure and friction at points of contact on a bed or chair.