Updated COVID-19 Statement, Oct 20

Menu
Quick links

Self Care

L&R are sensitive to the challenge that the NHS faces at this difficult time. We also acknowledge the need for healthcare professionals to support patients with venous leg ulcers to self care, to free up vital resources and address the challenge that social isolation presents to delivery of ongoing care.

Tools to support your patients with social isolation and to self care at home:

Red Flags

Red Flags

This form provides a record for your patient to refer to in case of any changes to their wound / leg that requires healthcare professional attention.

Caring for your venous leg ulcer at home

Caring for your venous leg ulcer at home

This step by step guidance provides patients with venous leg ulcers the help to self-care at home.

Translated versions in Arabic | Welsh | Polish

Taking care of your legs

Taking care of your legs

This handy leaflet provides guidance to patients on leg care health and venous disease with exercises and tips.

Leg exercises

Leg exercises

These easy leg exercises are perfect for patients to undertake whilst self-caring.

L&R Self Care website - handout / leaflet

L&R Self Care website - handout / leaflet

This leaflet provides and overview of the L&R Self Care website to hand to your patient for easy reference.

L&R Self Care website

L&R Self Care website

Dedicated patient education website

Taking care of your wound at home videos

Play Washing the limb

Washing the limb

Play Cleaning the wound and surrounding skin

Cleaning the wound and surrounding skin

Play Skin care and dressing application

Skin care and dressing application

Play Applying compression hosiery kits

Applying compression hosiery kits

Play Red flags

Red flags

Play Applying ReadyWrap

Applying ReadyWrap

Dedicated social channels for patients

L&R Self Care - Facebook page

L&R Self Care - Facebook page

Dedicated Facebook page for patients.

L&R Self Care - Instagram

L&R Self Care - Instagram

Instagram feed for L&R Self Care for patients.

Tools to support clinicians to implement self care:

Social isolation compression options

Social isolation compression options

This form provides you support with self care compression options during social isolation.

Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit - Quick Links

Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit - Quick Links

A hosiery alternative to bandages for healing leg ulcers. See our quick links essential guidance for leg ulcer hosiery kits.

ReadyWrap - Quick Links

ReadyWrap - Quick Links

The easy solution for self-care compression. See our quick links essential guidance for ReadyWrap.

Debrisoft - Quick Links

Debrisoft - Quick Links

Safe, effective debridement, recommended by NICE. See our quick links essential guidance for Debrisoft.

Sign up for our newsletter

Our newsletter features product news, new e-learning modules, and other resources relevant to your work as a healthcare professional.

Sign up