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Action Heel And Elbow Protectors

Heel/Elbow Protectors
Approximate Price: $162

Confirm with the suppliers for pricing and availability

(5 suppliers)

For information or viewing this item, contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Last updated: Sep 2 2016

Short Description

Pads containing dry viscoelastic polymer which provides protection from shearing and pressure. They fasten around the heel and ankle with a hook and loop attachment. These pads are indicated for long term care settings and for protection in traction devices. Available in two thicknesses.

Additional Info

More Details

Cleaning
* Requires no laundering. Wipe over with an antiseptic solution or a mild detergent

Note (regarding the use of an electric blanket / heating pad under the gel pad)
* Action Products advised that the heating pad be placed under the pad and pre-warm it. You must be extremely careful that the pad does not get too hot or develop hot spots as this will carry through the Akton pad and the patient could get burned. They should not take it above 103F as this could cause burns to the patient. If the patient has no feeling then someone must check the patient at all times to prevent burns caused by the heating pad. The Action pad merely will transfer the heat as the heating pad produces it.
* Follow the manufacturer's directions when using a heating pad / electric blanket.

Place Of Manufacture

Action Products Inc (USA)

Price Guide

Price is from Active Mobility Systems

Models And Options

Models

* 20401 Heel & Elbow Protectors - for moderate to high risk. 95mm thick
* 20401A Heel & Elbow Protectors - for low risk. 48mm thick

Requirements

Standards

Standards
Some assistive technology needs to meet Australian or other standards. Standards may relate to materials, manufacturing and installation. Products that meet Australian or international standards will have written certification. To find out if a product meets Australian Standards ask the supplier to show you the certificate. For more information about standards also see
http://at-aust.org/home/assistive_technology/standards.html

TGA
Many of the items on the Assistive Technology Australia website are categorised as a Medical Device. Medical devices that are approved for use in Australia have been entered into a national database called the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), which is maintained by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). You can ask the supplier for the ARTG number for the device you wish to purchase and search the ARTG for the entry. To access information on the ARTG visit www.tga.gov.au

When buying a medical device it is advisable to only choose a medical device that is recommended by a healthcare professional and has been included on the ARTG.

Suppliers

Active Mobility Systems (NSW)
Unit 8
110- 120 Silverwater Rd
Silverwater
NSW 2128
Australia
Sales: 02 9649 2111
Fax: 02 9649 8506
Contact Person: Stephen Pridham / Mark Roach
Toll Free: 1800 543 837
Email: info@activemobility.com.au
Website: http://www.activemobility.com.au
Better Life Centre
4/76 Spencer St
Bunbury
WA 6230
Australia
Sales: 08 9791 3353
Website: http://betterlifecentre.net.au/
Country Mobility Trends
28 Holland Rd
Cooma
NSW 2630
Australia
Sales: 0457 850 300
Fax: 02 6452 5525
Contact Person: Stephanie Pongrass
Email: sales@countrymobilitytrends.com.au
Website: http://www.countrymobilitytrends.com.au
Edwards Group Pty Ltd (importer)
15 Bellingham St
Narellan
NSW 2567
Australia
Sales: 02 9820 2122
Fax: 02 4647 9871
Contact Person: Adrian Paulsen/Rachel Sawtell
Toll Free: 1800 024 407
Email: info@edwardsco.com.au
Website: http://www.edwardsco.com.au
Regency Mediquip Centre P/L (Parkes Mobility)
8 Royal Street
Parkes
NSW 2870
Australia
Sales: 02 6862 1300
Fax: 02 6862 6312
Contact Person: Craig John
Toll Free: 1800 675 434
Email: sales@regencyparkes.com.au
Website: http://www.regencyparkes.com.au

Disclaimer

Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre New South Wales (ILCNSW), operating as Assistive Technology Australia, is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILCNSW (Assistive Technology Australia) for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.