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.