The prevalence of pressure ulcers among wheelchair users and bed-ridden patients continues to be an additional complication for patients, physicians and carers alike. From a medical point of view, pressure ulcers are considered a recurrent and difficult aspect of the management of people with complex physical disabilities. The development of ulcers has been known to significantly delay patient rehabilitation and increase the likelihood of developing secondary ailments, in extreme cases they have been known to cause death through septicaemia.
Dedicated to product development, we have been involved in the evolution of the ZOUCHefoam IXPE 30 material into a state-of-the-art cushion designed in conjunction with a medical grade silicone gel technology, used to ascertain superior postural management and pressure redistribution, as well as providing cooling properties designed for greater comfort for the patient.
The product is specifically made for users considered at ‘high or very high risk’ of pressure ulcer development as well as for those with minor postural problems. Pre-contoured, using innovative compression moulding technology, ZOUCHefoam IXPE 30 sits below the silicone gel offering excellent postural stability. Lightweight and durable, the foam offers unique properties which ease the immeasurable pain of pressure ulcers and provide comfort and stability at the same time.
Our ZOUCHeFoams closed-cell polyethylene foams are amongst the most diverse and highest quality foams available, delivering smart, specialist benefits at a competitive price. The pre-contoured cushion has been found to fulfil a unique healthcare need. Domestic user testimonials were unequivocally positive and as a result, the medical aid has been rolled out nationwide into the NHS. The pre-contoured cushion has been found to fulfil a unique healthcare need. Domestic user testimonials were unequivocally positive and as a result, the medical aid has been rolled out nationwide into the NHS.
At Zouch, our highly advanced technical foams are trusted by health professionals across the world. Our foams conform to the shape of the body, providing flexible, comfortable cushioning. And because all of our medical grade materials are hypoallergenic they don’t irritate delicate skin.
Get in touch with our expert team to discuss your requirements and we will work with you to deliver a customised, consultative service, fully focused on what you and your patients need.