Aid For Elderly - Dementia - Big Bent
Big Bent is a heavy, but lovely soft sloth of 4 kg. It can be used for citizens with dementia or with poor sense integration.
How to use Bent! Bent is placed on the lap and then the arms are lifted over the shoulders, so the user feels the pressure on the front of the shoulders that helps stimulate the senses.
One arm has a wide elastic band which should be used always when Bent gives a hug. It is important that the arms lies on top of each other and put one arm under the elastic so the hug will be perfect.
Many users are hugging Bent by themselves, but be aware that each user will react differently. If they dont like to hug him right away then just lay the arms along the side of the user.
Bent has a positive reaction for the dementia because he is not an animal they can relate to he is an unknown animal in their world. So he should not be fed with any food!
Weight bags are inserted in each arm and stomach. Most of Bent's body is made of soft fur, while his face, hands and feet are made of linnen.
Bent can be washed in the washing machine in a pillowcase at 40 degrees gentle wash. Follow the washing instructions inside the body.
If Bent changes shape after washing, he can be shaped with your hands again.
Safety: Bent has been thoroughly tested and approved within strength (EN 71-1), fire (EN 71-2), chemistry (EN 71-3).
Flora is a sensory stimulating weight blanket, which can be used in stressful situations. Put it on top of the child and let the child feel the weight and find the calmness during the use of the blanket. Weight blanket Flora can help children find peace. The evenly pressure helps the child feel themself first, rather than the outside world. Therefore it is good to use Flora when the child has been in a stressed situation and need a timeout. The sensory stimulating blanket can be used wherever the need is, either with a easy chair like Mike or just when the child is going to sleep. Lay Flora on top of the duvet but remember to remove it again when the child is sleeping. Flora is designed in a grey and blue color, that will not disturbing the child.
- Recommended for children between 5-12 years
- Motor-challenged children must be supervised for use.
- Shake once in a while to distribute filling
The weight blanket has been tested and approved for strength (EN 71-1), flammability (EN 71-2) and chemistry (EN 71-3) and is also approved by EN 12182.
Sensory stimulation Weight blanket - Big Flora.
You can use weight of Flora to create a safe place for the child in stressful situations where the child needs a timeout from the world and be themself.
Big Flora can also be used when the child needs to sleep, and it can easy be removed when the child sleeps.
Combine it with one of the easy chairs like Big Mike
If the child is motor challenged, they have to be under observation when using Big Flora
Big Flora 6,5 kg is recommended to young/ adults at the age of 12-X years.
Shake it occasionally to distribute filling
The weight blanket has been tested and approved for strength (EN 71-1), flammability (EN 71-2) and chemistry (EN 71-3) and is also approved by EN 1218.
Health care For Elderly - Shoulder Heavy Shoulder Pillow
This shoulder weight pillow helps give the elderly people a nice calm effect and can be compared to one hand on each shoulder, as it weighs 2.5kg.
It can be made in other weight classes so that it is in 1.5 or 2 kg if 2.5kg is considered too heavy.
The actual shoulder weight pillow is very neutral in color and volume, it looks a bit like a collar and can be covered by a scarf. It can provide a sense of security for the elderly during use.
Shoulder weight pad can be used at many places where it is needed. It can be in eating situations, at your own living room or at gatherings. It does not take up much space, is easy to clean with alcohol and disinfectant soap. A good aid for stressful situations. <
Please note, that the material is not breathable so the user must not get the shoulder weighted pad placed over the nose and mouth, as it causes choking hazard.
Is tested according to. EN12182-EN71-2 and EN71-3