Flowform Bath Cushion

Manufactured by Sumed International (UK) Ltd
Priced from £153  (Exc. VAT)

DLF's summary

Pressure relief bath cushion. Can be made to order.

Product models

There are 3 models of this product available. Suppliers may not supply them all:

  • Small 34505
  • Medium 34705
  • Large 34805

Features

  • Flowform
  • clear plastic outer cover
  • adjusts to shape of user

Product dimensions

Dimensions
Height3.5cm
LengthSmall 34505: 33cm
Medium 34705: 38cm
Large 34805: 43cm
Weight4kg
WidthSmall 34505: 33cm
Medium 34705: 38cm
Large 34805: 43cm
Capacity127kg

Where can I buy this product?

The UK national suppliers that sell this item are listed below.

 

Mail order
Home demo
Online shop
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Supplier details

Head office
Sherwood House
Cartwright Way
Forest Business Park Coalville
Leicestershire
LE67 1UB
UK

Supplier details last checked:
27 July 2018
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Next check due:
26-07-2020

NRS Healthcare 's name for this product is Flowform Bath Cushion Their code/s for this product and any variants are:
  • - Small M18709
  • - Large M18710
From £264 - £300
Inc. VAT

Checked by DLF on 27 July 2018

National suppliers (Explain)

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Supplier name Guide price Last updated
The Mobility Aids Centre £335 
12 September 2017

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Manufacturer's contact

Sumed International (UK) Ltd
Units 1&2
Graphite Way
Hadfield
Glossop
Derbyshire
SK13 1QH
UK
01457 890980
sales@sumed.co.uk
https://sumedinternational.com/

Manufacturer's product description

The Flowform® Bath Cushion is ideal for patients who have undergone weight loss, spinal injuries, or are unstable physically.
Flowform® Bath Cushion was developed in conjunction with Stoke Mandeville Hospital. It uses the same envelope as that contained in the Flowform® Ultra 90 cushions and was originally called Sumed® Bath Cushion.

The Flowform® material has been developed so it is heavier than water, to ensure that the pressure relief cushion does not float and is free to immerse the user.

The Bath Cushion is supplied with detachable suction cups which enable it to be left in position in the bath, or attached to bath lifts or shower stool.

Flowform® Bath Cushions, Bath Mattresses and Commode/Bath Hoist Cushions are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 24 months from the date of purchase.

The Bath Cushion is easily cleaned using proprietary cleaning solutions.

Maximum Weight is 20 Stones (127kg) and they are available in three sizes, 13" x 13", 15" x 15" and 17" x 17".

Flowform® Bath Cushions are Made in England and the quality is reviewed personally by our dedicated team here in Hadfield.

Flowform® Bath Cushions are suitable for paediatric clients.

Pressure Sores cost the NHS up to 4% of the total NHS expenditure* which is up to£4 billion per year and are causing increasing concern in nursing homes and hospitals. In many cases, care that is taken whilst a patient is sitting in a wheelchair or lying on a bed isnÂ't continued on all surfaces which can lead to the formation of preventable skin damage. Patients are particularly vulnerable when bathing, toileting and hoisting, and when in contact with other hard surfaces.

Unrelieved pressure will interfere with local blood circulation, leading to ischaemia and then tissue necrosis.

*Bennett, G. Dealey, C. & Posnett, J. (2004) the cost of pressure ulcers in the UK. Age and ageing,33 p230-235

The Flowform® Bath Cushion is part of our full range of pressure relieving bathing products and is suitable for clients who have weight loss, spinal injuries and those who are at risk of skin damage.

Warning: Please do not try and lift the bathing products from the bathing surface after use without first sliding the suction cups to the side and off the bottom. The suction cups are designed not to detach easily in order to maximise stability.

Patients are particularly vulnerable when bathing, toileting and hoisting, and when in contact with other hard surfaces.
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