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Pressure Care Cushions

Ratings such as low risk ,medium risk ‘High Risk’ denote the Prevention Rating of the mattress or Cushion.

It is important to remember the difference between Prevention and a mattress cushion that can help  with Treatment. You can have a high Risk Score (Waterlow / Braden etc) without having actual pressure damage. This indicates that you are at risk of aquiring pressure sores.

Community Cushion

The Community Cushion developed by Ableworld in conjunction with the Tissue Viability Dept at the Countess of Chester Hospital comprises of highly resilient, dense and pliable base foam for support and a visco-elastic layer on the top to provide comfort and pressure reduction.

The many benefits of visco-elastic include:

  • Designed for patients at High Risk of pressure ulcer damage
  • Adapts to the body’s shape to give excellent pressure redistribution

  • Minimises friction and shear
  • Re-adjusts to any positional change of the body and re-molds within ten seconds
  • Is very cost effective in that it is very
  • Reasonably priced
  • Waterproof two way stretch and vapour permeable cover
  • Non – slip base
  • Risk Level: High Risk
  • Waterlow Scale : 15-20
  • Weight Guide : 6 -17stones (38 - 108 Kg)

 

£58.00 ex VAT*

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Pearl Cushion

 

  • Low thickness means it can go on top of a normal chair with little change to seat height
  • Waterlow 15-20
  • High risk
  • Weight guide 7-20 stone
  • Dimensions/Measurements:17x17inch
  • Made to measure available

The Pearl cushion is an ultra-low profile cushion measuring just 3 cm in thickness. The cushion incorporates a unique type of gel that is laminated between two layers of high density, pliable foam. The outer foam layers help to insulate the gel so that it never feels cold to the user. The Pearl is especially suited for very active users and individuals who prefer to use their feet for propulsion.

£215.00 ex VAT*

 

Topaz Cushion

  • Waterlow 15-20
  • Weight guide 9-25 stone
  • High risk

The topaz two dimensional profile with a pommel and thigh troughs is designed to slightly elevate the knees and gently cradle the user into a comfortable and stable position within the ischial area. In this position the ischials are immersed into a thick soft visco foam to provide further protection for users assessed at high risk.

£140.00 ex VAT*

 

Coral Cushion

  • High risk
  • Waterlow 15-20
  • Weight guide 7-20stone

The coral cushion is a comfortable low profile contoured gel cushion that weighs less than most standard wheelchair cushions. The cushion incorporates a unique type of gel that is located across the rear of the cushion and a layer of soft visco elastic foam covers the entire top surface which adds to the protection and also acts to insulate the gel so that it never feels cold to the user. The contoured front also helps to improve adduction and abduction.

£198.00 ex VAT*

 

Emerald Cushion

  •  Waterlow 15-20
  •  High risk
  •  Weight guide 7-22 stone

The profiled shape is designed to encourage the user to sit into a neutral position, comfortably immersed within the soft visco foam surface. This position helps to prevent forward sliding and the visco provides added protection and improved comfort for lightweight and heavyweight users assessed at high risk.

£120.00 ex VAT*

 

Opal Cushion

  •  Medium risk
  •  Waterlow 10-15
  •  Weight guide 6-16 stone
  •  Made to measure available

A soft and extremely comfortable alternative to Latex. It is ideally suited for the elderly and underweight users who require a high degree of comfort over extended periods within a wheelchair or lounge furniture. The foam has antibacterial, antifungal and anti-dust mite protection.

£125.00 ex VAT*

 

Sapphire Cushion

  • Medium risk
  • Waterlow 10-15
  • Weight guide 6-16 stone
  • Made to measure available

A soft and extremely comfortable alternative to Latex. It is ideally suited for the elderly and underweight users who require a high degree of comfort over extended periods within a wheelchair or lounge furniture. The foam has antibacterial, antifungal and anti-dust mite protection.

£118.00 ex VAT*

 

Ruby Cushion

  • High risk
  • Waterlow 15-20
  • Weight guide 7-20 stones

This is a low profile cushion with an elevated knee profile and a soft thick visco secured within the ischial section. The seated position encourages the user to become immersed into the visco foam thus improving protection, comfort and posture for high risk users.

£110.00 ex VAT*

 

Diamond Cushion

  •  High risk
  •  Waterlow 15-20
  •  Weight guide 7-20 stone

A contoured cushion with an integral pommel, abductor side wedges and thigh troughs. It is covered with a soft pliable visco elastic foam to improve comfort and weight dispersion. The cushion has been designed for use where adduction, abduction and stability are required without compromising seated comfort.

£135.00 ex VAT*

 

Amber Cushion

  • Medium risk
  • Waterlow 10-15
  • Weight guide 6-18 stone

A low profile cushion with a shape that encourages an upright seated position it is made ebtirelyfrom a high load bearing yet pliable foam for comfort and stability suitable for an active user.

£114.00 ex VAT*

 

Tri-pos Air Cushion

  • Risk Level: Very High Risk
  • Alternation Cycle: ABAB
  • Available in 3 different sizes/weight limits: 32 stone, 45 stone, 55 stone.

Provides 24-hour Very High Risk care in combination with one of the air mattresses It can be powered by the same pump unit as the air mattresses; therefore it can be supplied with or without pump. The added advantage of the interchangeable pumps is that the existing air mattress can be held inflated while the cushion is in use.

 

£558.00 ex VAT*

 

Roho Quadtro High Profile Cushion

  • Positioning
  • Skin Protection
  • Stability
  • Convenience
  • Cover Options

This cushion provides extra positioning through locking off four quadrants to suit individual needs using the innovative ISOFLO Memory Control functionality.

Designed for clients requiring high levels of protection or Pressure Ulcer Management who require extra positioning.

The QUADTRO SELECT Cushion sets the standard in the industry for overall performance in wheelchair seating. Each and every user will benefit from a customized fit through the simple push of a knob.

The revolutionary ISOFLO Memory Control offers shape fitting capabilities while the user is seated, allowing quick and easy on-demand adjustment to maximize function.

 With the built-in stability and simplicity of the ROHO QUADTRO SELECT Cushion, no longer will you have to sacrifice maximum skin protection to get stability, positioning or convenience. The ROHO QUADTRO SELECT Cushion does it all. And with no compromise.

£561.91 ex VAT*