Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads

Units of Measurement: Pair

$55.00 AUD excl GST

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The Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads are used to help prevent pressure sores on the heels, but they can also be used on the elbows.

The full range of the convoluted Heel & Elbow Pads are:

Photo Size Height Description Details
Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads Standard 19cm / 7.5″ Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads A standard size all-foam design, which may catch on the bed clothes and dislodge if the patient moves their feet around in bed
Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads - Covered Standard 19cm / 7.5″ Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads – Covered A standard size with a slippery cover which allows restless patients to move their feet around in bed, without the pads coming off their feet
Large 29cm / 11.4″ Convoluted Foam Heel & Elbow Pads – Covered – Large A large design with a slippery cover which allows restless patients to move their feet around in bed, without the pads coming off their feet, and helps protect the toes for large feet

 

Main Features

  • Helpful as a a heel or elbow pad
  • Soft convoluted inside surface with ventilation holes near the heel, helps air to circulate around the foot
  • Large enough to protect the ankles & both sides of the feet
  • Simple and quick to fit with a Hook & Loop Tape strap
  • Low cost and long life
  • Wash and re-use

This product is used in many hospitals and nursing homes to help prevent decubitus ulcers. Various departments may use this product:

  • Geriatric
  • Stroke
  • Orthopaedic
  • Post-Operative
  • Intensive Care
  • HIV
  • Diabetic
  • Podiatry
  • Hospice Care
  • Heart Failure
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Burns Unit

On many feet, the foam can overlap before doing up the Hook & Loop Tape, or if the patient has swollen feet and the Hook & Loop Tape is near the top of the foot, some disposable wadding can be placed under the Hook & Loop Tape.

Item # 140

Wash up to 80°C (176°F). Air or tumble dry on a cool setting, ensuring the drum is cool. Ensure the product is dry before using or storing.

Warning: This product is not designed to be worn while walking.