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Gelbodies Body Protectors

Gelbodoes Head Protector
Approximate Price: $128

Confirm with the suppliers for pricing and availability

(5 suppliers)

For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Last updated: Jan 17 2022

Short Description

Body worn protectors containing a pressure relieving gel enveloped in a soft and stretchy material. Helps protect the body parts from development of pressure injuries and nerve damage.

Additional Info

More Details

* The products are lightweight, discreet and provide protection for areas at risk from pressure injuries and nerve damage, with a comprehensive range to suit all shapes and sizes

Material
* Tru Gel pressure relieving gel enveloped in a soft and stretchy Coolband material
* The Coolband material is skin compatible, breathable and can be machine washed

Sizes
* Available in small, medium and large sizes
* The Heel & Elbow Protectors and the Hip Protector also come in X Large and XX Large sizes

Application
* Gelbodies are suitable for Long Term Care and Rehabilitation patients and for use in the hospital and home care environment

Price Guide

Price is from Statina

Models And Options

Models

* Head Protector - Helps protect the head, occipital nerve and ears (not sold by Statina)
* Heel and Elbow Protectors
* Sacral Protector
* Hip Protector - Helps protect against the development of pressure injuries on the hips in the side lying position. Is not designed, however, to help prevent hip fracture
* Universal Knee Protector - Helps protect the knees in the side lying position
* Shin Protector - helps protect against skin breakage in the shin area
* Heel and Ankle Protectors

Note
* The Head Protector, Sacral Protector and Hip Protector are sold as a single item. The rest of the products are sold in pairs

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

Gelbodies Shin Protectors Gelbodies Heel & Elbow Gelbodies Heel & Ankle

Suppliers

HealthSaver Pty Ltd
14/140 Wecker Rd
Mansfield
QLD 4122
Australia
Sales: 1300 767 888
Fax: 1300 767 999
Email: info@healthsaver.com.au
Website: http://www.healthsaver.com.au
Life Mobility - Bayswater VIC
24 Corporate Blv
Bayswater
VIC 3153
Australia
Sales: 03 9726 2000
Fax: 03 9726 2099
Email: sales@lifemobility.com.au
Website: http://www.lifemobility.com.au
Life Mobility - Mornington VIC
2/19 Bruce St
Mornington
VIC 3931
Australia
Sales: 03 5923 0711
Fax: 03 8777 0906
Email: sales@lifemobility.com.au
Website: http://www.lifemobility.com.au
Statina Pty Ltd (part of JD Healthcare Group)
Unit 3
30 Leighton Pl
Hornsby
NSW 2077
Australia
Sales: 1300 791 404
Fax: 1300 308 259
Contact Person: Judith & Doug Lade
Email: sales@statina.com.au
Website: http://www.statina.com.au
The Independent Living Store (formerly My Rehab Store)
17/140 Wecker Rd
Mansfield
QLD 4122
Australia
Sales: 1300 743 710
Fax: 1300 802 710
Email: admin@independentlivingstore.com.au
Website: http://www.independentlivingstore.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.