Pressure ulcers (PU) represent a major health challenge, particularly for older adults in acute care settings [1]. The majority (73%) occur in patients aged 65 years and older. PU prevalence in intensive care unit patients has been reported as 28.7% [2]. Therefore, prevention, early detection, and optimal treatment of PU are essential activities that traditionally lie exclusively within the nursing domain [3–5]. On an average, patients were turned sideways for every 2 h to prevent the formation of sores but during the nights and in the absence of medical attendees, the turning up of the patients at regular interval was insufficient in providing accurate prevention [6].

Preventive measures should underlie a fact of preventing the cause, which would be accumulation of excess pressure over bony prominences causing an increase in the capillary pressure, when the later rise...

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