Pressure Ulcers cost the healthcare system in Europe on average up to 4% of their annual budget. As more people are developing pressure ulcers, it is starting to create a huge cost problem for hopsitals those in the healthcare system. Pressure ulcers are a localised injury to the skin or underlying tissue that usually develops over a bony prominence as a result of pressure or pressure with shear or frictional forces.
At Repton Medical we want to provide you with the best products and solutions to help you achieve the best wound management solutions and to also reduce your costs in this area.
Pressure Relief Slippers are designed to protect the patients heel from ulcers before they start. The open design allows for air to freely flow around the heel and reduce the risk of developing a pressure ulcer. The sling back adjusts with a hook and loop fastener which allows easy foot access. The slippers are made from soft, synthetic fur which is machine washable. This product doesn’t only protect from pressure ulcers it also helps to prevent falls with the non-skid soles. The Pressure Relief Slippers are available in two different sizes ‘S-M’ and ‘M-L’ which should fit a variety of patients.