Australian Medical Sheepskin..LowTemp Wash
These specially selected large lambskins are luxurious and functional; being therapeutic to touch and excellent for pressure sore prevention. Their silky soft dense Merino wool pile adds a new sense of well being to the user. The leather backing is well buffed and soft. Ideal for use on a chair, airplane seat, recliner, chesterfield, car seat or wheelchair. These luxurious, soothing, double chrome tanned sheepskins are large: approx 30" x 40"...greater than 0.8 square metres. Their very dense 30 mm champagne coloured pile offers excellent pressure sore prevention together with moisture and shear reduction - the 3 major causes of pressure sores, bedsores and decubitus ulcers.
Many people use these beautifully soft sheepskins on their chair or sofa for comfort and warmth. A more comforting surface does not exist.
These Australian Medical Sheepskins should be washed in cool or luke water. If they are washed in hot water, they may shrink. Don't let this feature deter you from purchasing these sheepskins. Disinfection is really only important if open woulds are present. People with open would should use HiTemp wash skins (M102), which can be thermally disinfected in hot water. Sheepskins can be disinfected using Woolskin in either cool or hot water.
If the client is continent, this LowTemp Wash Medical Sheepskin will give excellent pressure sore prevention from the shoulder to below the buttocks. Use in the bed, wheelchair or on the sofa. They are wonderfully soft and they add a new sense of well-being to the user.
M101 is NOT recommended for incontinent clients because they are not UR (Urine Resistant) and will be permanently damaged by urine and faeces. For incontinent clients we recommend:
Machine washable in Woolskin. Use cool water and a low agitation washing cycle. After washing, dry on a drying rack or on the back of a chair with the leather facing up. Do not dry in the sun or near direct heat. Normal household detergents will damage the leather of this product.