Wrist/Ankle Restraint – Wool
- Important Information
The Wrist/Ankle Restraint – Wool is a restraint with wool for protection.
Iit is normally used after operations when confused patients may pull out vital tubes. However, they are sometimes used with other patients for safety or hygiene reasons.
The Wool Wrist Restraints are made from sheep’s wool to protect the wrist from abrasion, with a strong nylon backing. is a wol
Item # 493
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
Only use a Safety Belt or Restraint if all other alternatives have been tried. Ensure Restraint Authorisation has been obtained. Restrained patients should be kept under observation, as their behaviour may alter and another restraint may be more appropriate. Restraints are a prescribed item. The wrong restraint or the correct restraint incorrectly fitted can cause injury or death.
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.