Hospital Wool Fleece Wheelchair Seat Pad (F103A)
Can be used as a Heel Pad in the bed (18" x 20")
This exclusive product, developed by Down-Under Wool and manufactured by MiniJumbuk Australia, uses the latest in Wool Technology.
F103A, F103B and F103C offer exceptional comfort, protection and pressure reduction. Cheaper and easier to care for than Medical Sheepskin.
New Wool Technology in Australia has created this new range of remarkable quality products. These products, called Hospital Wool Fleece, have to be seen and used to be believed. If you closed your eyes and ran your fingers through this Fleece, you would swear it was a high quality medical sheepskin.
F103 looks like and feels like a Medical Sheepskins. The very dense (1050 grams of wool per square metre) Merino Wool Pile provides excellent pressure reduction and moisture absorption..major causes of pressure sores. The Hospital Fleece Wheelchair Seat Pad is large enough to cover the seat of most wheelchairs. it is 18" x 20 " = 46 cm x 51 cm.
This Merino Wool Seat Pad is made from 100% pure new Merino wool.
The Hospital Wool Fleece was created specifically for medical applications that required a more 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 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 Hospital Wool Fleece was clearly superior to the synthetic pads that they had been using.
The Hospital Wool Fleece is ideal for incontinent users because it is "Machine Wash and Dry", making it an easy care product. 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.
Some people have found the Seat Pad to be very effective for heel protection while in bed. Protection is all about WOOL.
Hospital Wool Fleece can withstand repeated washing machine use without losing its beneficial properties.
Also, have a look at the Hospital Fleece Wheelchair Pad: 18" x 36" by clicking: Chair
Wash: Machine wash with gentle agitation ( Wool Cycle) in Woolskin to condition and disinfect the wool.
Dry: Use low heat and gentle tumbling to prevent felting. Do not over-dry, as wool does best with 15% residual moisture.