Positioning Supplies for skin care include pillows that provide cushioning and protection for high risk areas such as the heels, elbows, hips. Heel lifting boots, blanket lift bars, bandage protectors, and skin protectors are specialized positioning aids designed to help caregivers at home.
Heel lifting boots and heel pillows are specifically intended float the heel from the surface of the bed or chair. There are a variety of features and constructions available to help both high-risk and low-risk users relieve existing pressure ulcers, or to prevent ulcers from developing.
Skin sleeves, protectors, pillows and cushions are economical remedies that help prevent and minimize skin tears. These traumatic injuries to the skin often times can be prevented with the proper equipment - like a compression sleeve or a skin sleeve.