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November 2018

Beach buddy®

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Beach BUDDY® – a waterproof cover to protect wound dressings on legs and arms from sand & water 

Don’t miss out sitting on the beach. Keep your dressings clean & dry with a BUDDY® cover

It is disheartening to sit on the side lines watching everyone else enjoy the beach. Nearly all of us will experience this at some point in our lives due to a limb injury of some kind.  BUDDY® covers can help…

Beach BUDDY® is a waterproof cover for wound dressings that is soft & flexible, acting like a second skin

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We recommend using BUDDY® an hour at a time.  The air can be refreshed inside periodically by gently pulling the corner seal  to keep the limb cool, or you can cool down paddling in the sea.

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Latest News – PICC line/Isolated wound cover – new design

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LATEST NEWS

We have re-designed & improved the PICC line/Isolated wound cover which has strengthened the apertures to give more protection for wound dressings/bandages & PICC lines on smaller isolated areas on limbs

With our manufacturing associates, Arrow Medical we are constantly looking at innovative new designs & products to add to the buddy® range.

35 cm long in the following size apertures:-

CC/30/20 – Limb circumference up to 27cm (very small)

CC/40/30 – Medium to fit limb circumference up to 40cm

CC/50/40 – Large up to 50cm

CC/60/50 – Extra large – up to 60cm

Available on Prescription via your GP

buddytravels

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If you are going on holiday and unfortunately have to take a BUDDY® cover with you, we would love to hear from you so we can build up a photo album of BUDDY® abroad.

 

Please send your photo to sales@buddycover.com – thank you

Caring for the Elderly – Showering and Bathing

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buddy® covers are an easy, gentle solution for keeping wound dressings dry in the shower and bath 

As carers, one of our many responsibilities is to maintain the personal hygiene of those we care for.  Our MD Joanna has experienced this 1st hand caring for her elderly relatives over a number of years.

“Skin tears and foot/leg ulcers are a big problem for elderly people when showering/bathing. Dressings have to be kept dry to prevent infection and re-dressing.” “According to UK statistics skin tears are usually on arms and hands around 80%, and round 42.5% are on delicate elderly skin.” 

Although waterproof wound dressings are now available, many cautious people opt for additional protection.

Waterproof wound covers are a great way to ensure this protection during a shower or bath – and we believe buddy® covers are the best protection for wounds.

buddy® covers are;

  • waterproof 

  • very soft and flexible

  • non-restrictive 

  • feel like a second skin

  • lightweight

  • reusable up to 30 times with careful use

  • submergible

  • made from latex free medical grade material

  • gentle on delicate skin

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