Sheepskin – Medical A Grade
- Helps prevent and relieve bedsores
- Enhanced comfort
- Can be washed
- Special tanning process (FOC)
When are Medical Grade Sheepskins Recommended ?
- Pressure Relief; prevent and help cure bedsores or pressure ulcers
- Relief from spinal/back pain
- Comfort for wheelchairs users
- Mobility impaired patients
- Arthritis relief
- Intensive care units
- Post operative care
- After operative care
- Baby/child care
Benefits of Medical Sheepskins
- Wool is unique in that it’s; high density, soft, and springy resilient fibers provide a type of cushion to distribute weight and relieve pressure at vulnerable points in the patient’s/baby’s body.
- Sheepskin is tanned with non-allergenic process free of chroom (FOC) and provide a therapeutic value that reduce friction and moisture, the primary causes of pressure sores.
- Wool fibers can absorb up to one third of their dry weight in moisture without feeling damp, thus rapidly dissipating moisture away from source. This help alleviates discomfort to immobile patients from perspiration and reduces moisture build up at the pressure points.
- In hot weather, wool absorbs moisture which is then released into the air and providing a drying effect.
- In cold weather, wool is natural insulator that helps keep you warm and cozy.
- Wool fibers create air pockets that ensure excellent thermal isolation from both heat and cold.
- Ability to absorb and evaporate moisture.
- Wool fibres are breathable, allow air to continue circulating through the skin when you rest on it.
- Repels odours
- Wool fibers is naturally resistant to the grow of mould, dust mites and bed bugs.
- Great benefit for for those suffer from asthma and allergies.
- Tanning process preserves the skin; leaving the skin soft, moisturised and free of odours. With a strong fiber structure.
- Medical sheepskins are dry-cleanable and also machine washable.