Introducing the newly released Prevalon™ Turn and Position System

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A closer look at the newly released Prevalon Turn and Position System 2.0

If part of your daily caregiving routine includes boosting and repositioning someone, then we have just the thing for you—the Prevalon™ Turn and Position System 2.0 1, used by nurses since 2011. Now it’s available to consumers.

Thanks to an ergonomic design, it saves your back by minimizing strain, a common problem when repositioning someone in bed.

Here’s how it works. The person in bed lies on top of a glide sheet, while two body wedges are placed underneath. Because the wedges position the body at an appropriate angle—it naturally relieves pressure to the sacrum, which is located at the base of the spine. Because the sacrum is at increased risk for bed sores, continually moving and repositioning a bedbound individual is critical to their care needs.

The built-in handles on the glide sheet make it practically effortless for the caregiver to slide someone onto their side and reposition their body. The clever design and body wedges help guide the body into the desired position.

Plus, a Microclimate body pad that’s placed underneath the individual easily absorbs body moisture. And, for people with incontinence 2, where there is loss of bladder or bowel control, the Microclimate body pad absorbs bodily fluids that often leak onto bed linens.

The Turn and Position System accommodates people up to 350 pounds. We hope you will consider giving it a try and let us know what you think. We’re pretty sure you’re going to love it.

Reference: 1.http://www.sageproducts.com/products/sacral-protection/video.cfm 2. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incontinence