The wool fibres, each individually held intact by the tanned skin of the lamb, contribute to the KYDA Medical Sheepskin’s value as a medical product. Interfaced between patient and bed, the KYDA Medical Sheepskin reduces pressure, friction and moisture, which are the primary causes of pressure sores. The KYDA Medical Sheepskin can be machine-washed or dry-cleaned and washing instructions are included with every sheepskin.
The KYDA Medical Sheepskin can absorb up to 34% of its dry weight in moisture without feeling damp. Sheepskin rapidly dissipates this moisture away from the source to alleviate discomfort to immobile patients from perspiration, thus reducing moisture build up at pressure points.
Who Should Use Them? The KYDA Medical Sheepskins are ideal for people who need to spend long periods sitting or lying down, such as: the Immobile, Elderly or Frail, Paraplegic and Quadriplegic, Spinal Patients, Convalescing Persons and Arthritis Sufferers, Aged care and disability care organisations.