Prevent Skin Tears

Skin tears are the most common wound type in older people. Skin tears can become chronic wounds if neglected or treated poorly, damaging the individual’s health and generating significant healthcare costs. new solution to protect fragile skin on arms, hands, and legs from scrapes, abrasions, skin tears, and bruising resulting from an active life.

Prevention - comprehensive recommendations for the prevention of skin tears in the elderly are widely documented. Most recommendations are common-sense, such as eliminating trip hazards and removing dressings gently, and some, such as wearing protective socks and moisturising, are supported by compelling evidence.

Gardening with protective arm sleeves