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Pobroll bed bathing wrap

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Pobroll

Pobroll® donates 10% of each purchase to Alzheimer's Society.

The pobroll is a totally waterproofed calming bed-bathing wrap designed to improve the user and carer experience of the bed bath by enhancing the level of comfort, dignity and respect of the person with dementia. The smart-yet-simple design allows for truly person-centred care, combatting some of the stress associated with the bed bath by keeping the bed dry and the individual warm, and respectfully covered during personal washing. This reduces embarrassment or distress, and allows for a calm and more agreeable bathing experience for all concerned.  

Pobroll is launching at a special introductory VAT relief price of £260 until the end of March!

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Key features
  • It is made of high-quality soft terry cotton and totally waterproof
  • It is easy to use and highly adaptable
  • It keeps the bed dry during personal care
  • It keeps the individual warm, dry and respectfully covered
  • Reduces embarrassment and distress
  • Improves the bathing experience
How it works

The pobroll® is a totally waterproofed calming bed-bathing wrap designed to improve the user and carer experience of the bed bath. For many people living with dementia, and immobile people who require personal care, the bed bath commonly causes a range of problems including the need to change wet sheets, poor standards of cleanliness, and carer stress. For the individual being bathed, they can experience embarrassment, become too cold, and remain damp for too long, and these issues can trigger agitation. Having a proper wash and feeling clean is a basic human right, which is why we have created the pobroll.

The pobroll is made of two layers of high-quality soft terry-cotton with an impermeable material sandwiched between them to ensure total waterproofing. The smart-yet-simple design allows for person-centred care and is easy to use, effective, and highly adaptable. The pobroll keeps the individual warm, dry and respectfully covered during personal washing and bathing on the bed, whilst also keeping the bed completely dry. This reduces embarrassment or distress, and allows for a calm and more pleasurable bathing experience for all concerned.

Over several years the pobroll has been trialled across a range of settings, from nursing homes to the homes of people living with dementia. It proved of enormous worth in all these scenarios, as it was found to reduce towel use, keep the client warm and comforted, maintain dignity and keep the bed dry. Staff who have used the pobroll highly recommend this product as an asset to care settings where personalised care is important. Individuals in the home caring for a loved one have felt that the pobroll is a practical solution enabling them to make a valuable contribution to end of life care.

 What people say

“My sister and I used the pobroll when nothing else would have helped. We were rather clueless as to how to go about the bathing itself, but the pobroll gave us the confidence to try a full body wash bit by bit. It kept mum warm and dried her nicely. Afterwards Dad was able to wash it in his normal washing machine without difficulty. Thank goodness we have it!” - Daughter caring for her mother with advanced dementia

Is it right for you?

To help you decide if this is the right product for you please read our advice on choosing the right products  to help people living with dementia.

Delivery

Your order will be processed promptly and we expect to deliver in three to five working days, however some products are despatched directly from the supplier and may take longer to arrive so please allow up to 14 days for standard delivery.

You can see full details of our delivery options here.

Returns

If a product is unsuitable or you’re unhappy we offer a 28-day hassle-free return policy for any product purchased from our website. We will immediately replace the goods or refund your money, whichever you prefer. All we ask is that the product is returned as delivered. Postage costs will not be refunded.

You can see full details of our refund policy here.

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