Workshop:
Care of People with Lymphedema/chronic oedema of the lower limbs

Date and time

12th Jan 2021

Duration: 3 hours 09.30 -12.30

Cost

£25 per person

Venue

LOROS, Groby Road, Lecester, LE3 9QE
LOROS
Groby Road
Lecester
LE3 9QE

About this workshop

Delegates on this session will: • Gain an understanding of what lymphoedema/chronic oedema is, why it happens and its treatments. • Improve skills to recognise the signs/symptoms of cellulitis and what to do if you suspect a patient/client is suffering from this • Gain an understanding of the importance of good skin care • Gain confidence in using compression hosiery – application, maintenance and contra-indications of wearing hosiery • Gain an understanding of the importance of weight management, exercise and well-fitting shoes.

Suitable for

Health Care Assistants working in the community, nursing and residential homes/care agency staff.


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