L&R( formerly known as Activa Healthcare )offer a range of tools for Pharmacy use.
L&R compression hosiery can help with:
Not suitable for:
Diabetics or those who have arterial disease or congestive cardiac failure.
If in any doubt speak to your nurse or doctor.
Compression Hosiery can be difficult to put on, particularly if patients have limited mobility or hand movement.ActiGlide Application Aid
Compression hosiery is recommended for 100 washes, or approximately 3 months’ wear. Ideally re-measure every 6 months.
In order to work effectively compression hosiery must be the correct size and apply the right amount of pressure to the leg. Remember that customers may feel embarrassed about having their legs measured.
Always ensure that you:
Some customers will not fit into the Activa or ActiLymph standard stock size hosiery and it is vital that they are not just given the nearest size. Hand made and delivered within 5 days, the Activa and Credenill partnership are the UK’s leading supplier of Made to Measure hosiery.Made to Measure hosiery
An easy way to ensure you stay up to date with our compression hosiery range and provide great customer care.
Information on the current ranges of hosiery including the best hosiery for the customer's lymphatic or venous condition. Also details how to solve common problems faced by your customer.Download ‘A CPD Guide to Activa Compression Hosiery’
Update your knowledge of the causes and symptoms of oedema and how to best advise customers who suffer from the condition. Understand when to recommend European compression hosiery.Download ‘A CPD Guide to Lower Limb Oedema’
Understand common leg conditions affecting your customers how to match compression hosiery to your their needs. Identify if British Standard or European hosiery is the best option.Download ‘A CPD Guide to Great Customer Care’