Hospital Wool Fleece Bed Pad: (F103C)
New from Australia..the very best of WOOL products:
Wool at its BEST. The F103C offers exceptional comfort, pressure, moisture & shear reduction. It is also Urine Resistant. This product is more economical than Medical Sheepskin and easier to launder- machine wash and machine dry.
New Wool Technology in Australia has produced this pure wool product of exceptional quality. The Hospital Wool Fleece has to be used and felt to be believed. These MiniJumbuk products look like and feel like a Medical Sheepskin. The very dense (1050 gsm) Merino Wool pile offers excellent pressure, shear reduction and moisture absorption..the 3 major causes of pressure sores. Large enough to protect the whole body-from shoulders to feet - 30" x 60 " (76cm x 152 cm).
This Merino Wool Bed Pad is made from 100% pure new wool. The Hospital Wool Fleece was created specifically for medical applications that required a dense, non-linting, highly absorbant fabric. In a study done in the Infection Control Unit of the Sydney Adventist Hospital, nurses were very enthusiastic about the performance of the Hospital Wool Fleece. Comments from nurses included increased patient comfort, reduction of pressure points and the alleviation of sweat rashes and itching. They agreed that the Hospital Wool Fleece was clearly superior to the synthetic pads that they had been using.
The Hospital Wool Fleece is 30" X 60" and made from 1050 Grams per Square Metre Merino Wool. ideal for incontinent users because it is Machine washable and Machine dryable, making it an easy product to care for. Use a "blue pad" underneath to protect the mattress.
Wool will absorb an amount of water up to 33% of the weight of the wool, without feeling wet. This moisture is wicked away, keeping the user dry and comfortable. The Hospital Wool Fleece offers excellent pressure reduction and improved comfort.
The F103C will withstand repeated machine washing without losing its beneficial properties.
Also, have a look at the Hospital Fleece Wheelchair Cover: 20" x 36" by clicking: Cover
Machine wash, using a wool or Gentle Cycle, in Woolskin to condition and disinfect the wool. Machine dry at low heat and low agitation for a short recycling time. Do not overdry, as wool does best with 15% residual moisture.
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My father complains of being cold and achy. He spends a lot of time in his recliner due to fatigue and lightheadedness. I purchased this as a gift for him. He's using it and very happy to have it.