Merino wool that is shorn from the sheep is now a very valuable commodity. Merino wool is now used extensively in high end clothing; mainly because of the wool properties.
Merino wool is also used in the healthcare industry. It has been shown in clinical trials to provide an effective surface for the prevention of pressure sores. The wool is knitted into a backing material; using the sliverknit process. The resulting products are:
1. Pressure Smart XD1900:
2. Hospital Nursing Fleece:
Both products are made from fine Merino wool. They are machine wash and dry;making them easy to care for. These Pure New Wool products have a very high pile density, comforting and give very good pressure reduction.- making them ideal for people confined to a bed or wheelchair.
Incontinence is not an issue with these products. Washability is great. Wash in Woolskin for best care. Woolskin conditions and disinfects.
Hospital Nursing Fleece and Pressure Smart XD1900 are available in many sizes and shapes. Click: "OnLine Store" to see the range of products.