WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT?
The Footplate Foot Holder Straps hold a foot on the footplate of a wheelchair. If the person is not wearing shoes, we recommend wearing socks, so that the hook & loop tape is not uncomfortable. They are sold as a pair.
WHO IS THIS PRODUCT SUITABLE FOR?
The Footplate Foot Holder Straps is suitable for people who feet can slip off the footplate.
BRIEF INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
Attach the Footplate Foot Holder Straps to the footplate. Then attach around the shoe or foot.
WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT MADE FROM?
Hook & loop tape.
Remember that the Patient must understand that when their feet are in the Straps, they are not able to stand up and walk away, unless they or someone else can undo the Strap.
GENERAL PUBLIC RESTRAINT AUTHORIZATION LETTER
If this positioning device is purchased for use in a private home, we require authorization from a suitable person. This is to ensure it will be used correctly and safely by the family and/or carers, and that using it will not be dangerous. Examples of a suitable person who is able to sign the letter are: Occupational Therapist; Physical Therapist; Clinical Nurse Manager; Registered Nurse; Doctor; or another suitably qualified person. Please return a copy to us when ordering. Note: This letter is not required when we send some positioning devices to aged care facilities or hospitals, because their staff are already trained in their safe use.