Protect a Limb ¸ actually protects the limbs from skin tears and skin damage! It is light in weight and yet bulky enough to work! Helps protect people with frail and vulnerable skin.
This exciting product has been designed to take the bumps and bruises out of life due to its durability, high comfort level, easy application, silky texture and soft to touch feel against the skin - not to mention, it?s extremely cost effective - making it a must in every aged care facility.
Protect-a-Limbs ¸ is an Australian made healthcare product designed and tested in Australian conditions. It has been engineered to ensure the elderly person requiring the garment remains cool in summer and warm in winter - a necessity in our harsh Australian climate.
The ?cool in summer and warm in winter? element of Protect-a-Limb ¸ is achieved by the unique Coolmax ¸ System. Coolmax ¸, which is a registered trademark of INVISTA, is a channelled synthetic fibre on the inner of Protect a Limb ¸, surrounded by cotton on the outer which is slightly retentive
Dries faster than other fabrics
Is cost effective - saving time in application
Gives protection against friction to vulnerable limbs
Aids in patient comfort
Wicks away moisture and prevents maceration
Is hygienic - can be washed as easily as a pair of socks
Has sealed ends to prevent fraying
Protect-a-Limb ¸ is available in 3 different sizes:
Small - suits arm and small leg. Length 40cm, circumference 18cm to 24cm approx.
Medium - suits arm and average lower leg. Length 50cm, circumference 24cm to 30cm approx.
Large - full leg length. Length 60cm, circumference 24cm to 30cm approx.
Care instructions: Short machine wash on medium cycle. May be tumble dried on the warm setting.