Mitt – Padded & Vented
- Important Information
The Mitt – Padded & Vented is a hand restraint that helps prevent patients purposely or inadvertently pulling out IV tubes, drips etc.
It prevents the person from making a fist or holding onto something.
It may also be be used for Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT).
About the Mitt – Padded & Vented
The high density foam pad is thick enough to stop the patient holding any tubing.
The outer ventilated material helps keep the hand cool.
A Hook & Loop Tape strap secures the Mitt around the wrist.
Place the hand in the Mitt, with the fingers separated by the stitching.
Some alternative options are:
General Public Restraint Authorisation Letter: If this product is purchased for use in a private home, we require authorisation from a suitable person. This is to ensure it will be used correctly and safely by the family and/or carers, and that using it will not be dangerous. Examples of a suitable person who is able to sign the letter are: Occupational Therapist; Physiotherapist; Clinical Nurse Manager; Registered Nurse; Doctor; or another suitably qualified person. Click here to print the letter template, and please return a copy to us when ordering. Note: This letter is not required when we send restraints to aged care facilities or hospitals, because their staff are already trained in their safe use.
Note: We are unable to sell this product to the USA.
Item # 475
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
Restraints are a prescribed item. Care Facilities such as Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Aged Care Facilities etc., may order this item. For private sales to a family member, written authorisation is needed from a qualified therapist or medical doctor, approving the use of the correct Restraint for the patient's current condition. Remember if the patient's condition changes, then a different type of Restraint may be required. It is necessary to ensure the family are aware of the proper use of Restraints, as these can be dangerous if not used correctly.