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MacMed Pressure Care Blocks & Wedges

Double Heel Wedge
Approximate Price: $99

Confirm with the suppliers for pricing and availability

(10 suppliers)

For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Last updated: Apr 12 2021

Short Description

MacMed Healthcare's range of pressure redistribution cushions and wedges are designed to help provide pressure redistribution, support & comfort for the person at risk of pressure areas. The cushions are made from high density visco-elastic foam.

Additional Info

More Details

* Commercial grade pressure care cover
* Multi-directional stretch fabric
* Waterproof
* Breathable
* High level of chemical resistance
* Fully welded seams
* Fire retardant
* Slip resistant base
* Premium grade foam construction
* Multi-layered
* Anti-microbial
* 5 year product replacement warranty against manufacturing defects

Double Heel Wedge
* Elevates the entire length of both lower legs avoiding pressure that could constrict arterial or venous blood flow, suspending the achilles and heels to alleviate pressure as well as to ensure access and aeration for draining ulcers

Single Heel Wedge
* Elevates the entire length of the lower leg, avoiding pressure that could constrict arterial or venous blood flow, suspending the achilles and heel to alleviate pressure as well as to ensure access and aeration for draining ulcers

Braun Block
* Offers support and comfort for the leg and positions the ankle and foot for relief of pressure associated pain, which can often be experienced during rehabilitation of lower leg injuries

Patient Wedge
* A body positioning device that can be used in helping to redistribute pressure for "at-risk" patients. The patient wedge can also aid in the management and healing of existing pressure ulcers, by allowing patients to be positioned on their side to reduce sacral pressure. The patient wedge helps to provide side positioning as well as offering forward positioning and roll control

Pressure Offloading Footstool
* A multi-purpose device designed to provide pressure re-distribution for the lower leg while also completely offloading the achilles area and heels duting sitting. The footstool can help to prevent of Heel PU's for those patients seated for long periods

Concave Heel Wedge
* A sloping, contoured leg support that inhibits lateral movement without restraints, helping to provide support for the calf and positioning the foot appropriately while elevating the heel

Charnley Block
* Offers stabilisation of hip abduction to help manage the risk of dislocation following hip replacement surgery (anthroplasty). The specially shaped device maintains knee separation comfortably while a hook and loop strap secures the positioning of the legs.

* See supplier website for dimensions

Price Guide

Single Heel Wedge $99
Double Heel Wedge $179
Braun Block $229
Patient Wedge $129
Concave Heel Wedge $169
Charnley Block $149

Models And Options

Models

There are seven models available.

* Double Heel Wedge
* Single Heel Wedge
* Braun Block
* Patient Wedge
* Pressure Offloading Footstool
* Concave Heel Wedge
* Charnley Block

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.

Additional Images

Single Heel Wedge Braun Block Concave Heel Wedge Patient Wedge Charnley Block

Suppliers

CQ Mobility (QLD - Gladstone)
120 Hanson Rd
Gladstone
QLD 4680
Australia
Sales: 07 4972 4449
Fax: 07 4972 4443
Toll Free: 1800 201 070
Email: enquiries@gladstonesurgical.com.au
Website: http://www.cqmobility.com.au
CQ Mobility - (QLD - Rockhampton)
1A, 57 Alexandra St
Rockhampton
QLD 4701
Australia
Sales: 1800 201 070
Fax: 07 4926 1073
Toll Free: 1800 201 070
Email: sales@cqmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.cqmobility.com.au
Gladstone Surgical & Health Equipment
4A/120 Hanson Rd
Gladstone
QLD 4680
Australia
Sales: 07 4972 4449
Fax: 07 4972 4443
Toll Free: 1800 201 070
Email: enquiries@gladstonesurgical.com.au
Website: http://www.cqmobility.com.au
MacMed Healthcare
10/30 Mudgeeraba Rd
Mudgeeraba
QLD 4213
Australia
Sales: 07 5522 7328
Fax: 07 5522 7276
Contact Person: Martin Thomas
Toll Free: 1300 308 184
Email: admin@macmedhealthcare.com
Website: http://www.macmedhealthcare.com
Nth Degree Care
1323 Pacific Hwy
Turramurra
NSW 2074
Australia
Sales: 02 9983 9100
Fax: 02 9983 1800
Contact Person: Julianne Brennan - Sue Brennan
Email: sales@nthcare.com.au
Website: http://www.nthcare.com.au/
Safety and Mobility Pty Ltd
Unit 12, No. 17 King Rd
Hornsby
NSW 2077
Australia
Sales: 02 9983 9520
Fax: 02 9983 9546
Contact Person: John & Melanie Vann
Email: headoffice@safetyandmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.safetyandmobility.com.au
Think Mobility Brisbane (Part of ILS Group)
2037 Sandgate Rd
Virginia
QLD 4014
Australia
Sales: 1300 881 968
Fax: 07 3318 7601
Toll Free: 1300 881 968
Email: web@thinkmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.thinkmobility.com.au
Think Mobility Paget / Mackay (Part of ILS Group)
Unit 5
70 Connor Rd
Paget
QLD 4740
Australia
Sales: 1300 839 036
Toll Free: 1300 839 036
Email: mackay@thinkmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.thinkmobility.com.au
Think Mobility Toowoomba (Part of ILS Group)
18 Prescott St
Toowoomba
QLD 4350
Australia
Sales: 07 4639 3977
Fax: (07) 4659 5953
Email: web@thinkmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.thinkmobility.com.au
Think Mobility Townsville (Part of ILS Group)
239 Dalrymple Rd
Garbutt
QLD 4814
Australia
Sales: 07 4728 1200
Fax: 07 4728 1201
Email: web@thinkmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.thinkmobility.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.