Hospital Wool Fleece Wheelchair Seat Cover:
18" x 36" (F103B)
This Pure New Wool Wheelchair Seat Pad is Merino Lambswool with a very high pile density -1050 grams per square metre (GSM )- covering the seat and back of most wheelchairs. An elastic strap holds the Pad to the back of the wheelchair.
Wool Technology by MiniJumbuk in Australia has developed a new range of pure wool products of exceptional quality. The Hospital Wool Fleece has to be seen and felt to be believed. This MiniJumbuk product looks like and feels like our Medical Sheepskins.The very dense 1050 GSM Merino Wool offers excellent pressure reduction and moisture absorption..major causes of pressure sores.
Hospital Wool Fleece was created specifically for medical applications that required a more dense, non-linting, highly absorbant surface. 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 "alleviation of sweat rashes and itching". They agreed that Hospital Wool Fleece was clearly superior to the synthetic pads they had been using.
- The Hospital Wool Fleece Wheelchair Pad ( 18" X 36" ) Ideal for incontinent users because it is Machine wash and Machine dry, making it an easy care product. 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.
Can withstand repeated washing machine use without losing its beneficial properties. Also, have a look at the larger Hospital Fleece Bed Pad - 30" x 60", by clicking: Bed Pad
Also available as a Wheelchair Seat Pad: 18" x 20" Click Seat Pad for more information.
This is one of many products offered by Down-Under Wool for the Prevention of Pressure Sores, Bedsores & Decubitus Ulcers. To see these products click"Product List