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Here is my current assortment of socks. Does anyone know what the lime green ones indicate? I am going to take a pair with me next hospital trip. Any ideas on what to use them for? I already have slippers and they sure don’t fit to wear with shoes. Wonder how many pairs the Goodwill gets.
Edhammer, June 10, 2018 3:57pm EST
The yellow indicate fall risk. The blue no fall risk. Spencer says red means psychotic. You might mix em up a bit. Blue on one foot. Red on the other. See what happens.
Jeanamo815, June 10, 2018 4:21pm EST
Well, when I end up with a pair of hospital socks that fit (which is unusual)....although they are not very attractive, I wear them in cold weather when we have the thermostat down low...at night in bed to keep my feet warm. Then when I make my usual trip to the bathroom during the night, the little grippers on the sole can keep me from slipping and falling. However, I do imagine that GOODWILL and other charities get quite a lot of these socks donated to them. Some people who need warm sox may be glad to get them....so that is a good thing to do. I have never been fortunate enough to have colored ones....always beige at my heart hospital. I have collected quite a few over the years....souvenir of unwanted hospital visits.
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