Essential Medical Supply Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest Pads
- The closest synthetic to real sheepskin
- Wheelchair increase user comfort with a dense, heavyweight material that distributes pressure evenly to an area
- The thick material also allows for increased air circulation to competing products
- Each pack contains 1 pair of wheelchair arm pads
- Can be cut or trimmed to size as needed
- Breathable, soft texture
- Wheelchair accessories care
- Easy to install to armrests
- Changes to a more comfortable plush surface
- Provides at a reduced cost
- Suitable for use on a wide variety of chair types including wheelchairs, motor scooters, walkers, and more
Essential Medical Supply Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest Pads are cushioned covers designed to provide comfort and protection to wheelchair users. The pads are made of a synthetic material that resembles sheepskin, which is soft and plush, offering a cozy feel for the user. The pads are designed to be attached to the armrests of a wheelchair using Velcro straps.
The Sheepette material is hypoallergenic, which makes it ideal for users with sensitive skin. It is also machine washable and can be tumble dried, making it easy to clean and maintain. The pads are sold in pairs and come in various sizes to fit different wheelchair models.
Essential Medical Supply is a US-based company that specializes in the production and distribution of medical products and equipment. The company was founded in 1985 and has since grown to become a leading provider of home medical supplies.
Why Essential Medical Supply Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest Pads
Soft and comfortable: The synthetic sheepskin material used to make these armrest pads is soft and comfortable, which can help to prevent pressure sores and skin irritation.
Easy to clean: The pads are machine washable, which makes them easy to clean and maintain.
Durable: The pads are made with high-quality materials that are designed to last, even with regular use.
Universal fit: These armrest pads are designed to fit most standard wheelchair armrests, so they can be used with a wide variety of wheelchair models.
Affordable: These armrest pads are an affordable way to add extra comfort and protection to a wheelchair, making them a popular choice for many wheelchair users.
Check the fit: Before using the armrest pads, make sure they fit securely on the wheelchair armrests. Loose or improperly fitting armrest pads can shift or slip, which can cause discomfort or injury.
Monitor for wear and tear: Check the armrest pads regularly for signs of wear and tear, such as fraying or thinning of the material. If you notice any damage, replace the pads immediately.
Clean regularly: To prevent the buildup of dirt and bacteria, clean the armrest pads regularly. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and maintenance.
Avoid excessive heat: Do not expose the armrest pads to excessive heat, such as from a heating pad or direct sunlight. This can cause the synthetic sheepskin material to melt or warp.
Check for allergic reactions: Some individuals may be allergic to synthetic sheepskin materials. If you experience any signs of an allergic reaction, such as itching or redness, discontinue use immediately and consult a healthcare professional.
Do not use as a restraint: The armrest pads are designed for comfort and protection, and should not be used as a restraint or safety device.
Can the armrest pads be used on any type of wheelchair?
The armrest pads are designed to fit most standard wheelchair armrests, so they can be used with a wide variety of wheelchair models. However, it’s always a good idea to check the product specifications and your wheelchair’s dimensions to ensure a proper fit.
How do I clean the armrest pads?
The armrest pads are machine washable. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and maintenance, which typically involve washing in cold water and tumble-drying on low heat.
Can the armrest pads be used by individuals with sensitive skin?
The synthetic sheepskin material used to make the armrest pads is soft and gentle on the skin, making it suitable for individuals with sensitive skin. However, it’s always a good idea to test the pads on a small area of skin first, and to discontinue use if any signs of irritation occur.
Can the armrest pads be used as a restraint?
No, the armrest pads are designed for comfort and protection, and should not be used as a restraint or safety device.
Can the armrest pads help prevent pressure sores?
Yes, the soft synthetic sheepskin material used to make the armrest pads can help distribute pressure and prevent pressure sores. However, it’s still important to regularly shift your weight and adjust your position to prevent pressure points from forming.
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