NewsPromoting healthy legs - a new learning module on lower limb problems

Promoting healthy legs - a new learning module on lower limb problems

Education, Leg Ulcers, Lymphoedema

Promoting healthy legs - a new learning module on lower limb problemsA new online learning module is now available for those caring for elderly people with lower limb problems.

 

 

This new online learning module focuses on:

  • Identifying skin changes
  • Effective skin care
  • Compression therapy
  • Exercise and mobility
  • Limb position and elevation.

It is aimed at those caring for elderly people with lower limb problems in the community and seeks to raise awareness about preventing disease progression.

The module has been developed by Kathryn Vowden, Nurse Consultant in Wound Care at Bradford Royal Infirmary, UK in association with Wounds UK and Activa Healthcare.

To view the module, please go to: www.healthy-legs.co.uk