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How should the slipper socks fit?

The slipper socks should fit like ankle socks. They are not designed to be long socks.

The non-slip tread should go under the foot and up the back of the heel, as shown in photo.

Slipper socks non-slip tread

The reason the tread goes up the back of the heel is because we had feedback from specialist Stroke nursing staff to say that stroke patients tended to use the backs of their heels to try and stand up.

NHS hospital socks are available in a range of sizes, ensure you size up with swollen feet to provide adequate safety and comfort.

Further reading:
What is the difference between single tread and double tread slipper socks?
How do I choose which size slipper socks to buy?
What are slipper socks?
How do I know which size to buy?

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