Skil-Care Firm Foundation Wedged Foam Wheelchair Cushion
Skil-Care Firm Foundation Wedged Foam Wheelchair Cushion

Skil-Care Firm Foundation Wedged Foam Wheelchair Cushion

Brand/Manufacturer: SKIL CARE CORP

Skil-Care Firm Foundation Wedged Foam Wheelchair Cushion eliminates pressure caused by sling-seats. This Wedged Foam cushion is covered with a heat-sealed wipe clean anti-bacterial vinyl with incontinent proof covering. The high-density foam and firm foundation provides comfort, reduces pressure and elimiates wheelchair hammock effect. The cushion keeps residents safely seated while offering enhanced pressure relief.

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
754050 18"W x 16"D x 4"H x 2"H with Low Shear II Cover Each $0.59
754051 18"W x 16"D x 4"H x 2"H with Vinyl Cover Each $0.56
754035 18"W x 16"D x 6"H x 3"H with Vinyl/Polyester Cover Each $0.56
754036 18"W x 16"D x 6"H x 3"H with Vinyl Cover Each $0.53
754054 18"W x 16"D x 4"H x 2"H, Gel-Foam with Vinyl/Polyester Cover Each $0.63


  • Skil-Care Firm Foundation Wedged Foam Wheelchair Cushion prevents residents from sliding out of chairs
  • Offer the maximum in pressure relief
  • Soft, pressure relieving foam
  • Two tone surface for repositioning reminder
  • Cloth cover can be removed for easy laundering
  • Incontinent proof covering
  • Wipe clean surface

More Information

  • Purpose:
    - Wedges are recommended when you want to lean your resident back in the wheelchair in order to promote better sitting posture and reduce sliding.
    - Patients should be checked regularly and, if necessary, repositioned to assure proper alignment and sitting posture.
  • Caution:
    - Skil-Care wedges are not restraints. Wedges are not intended to prevent patients from leaving wheelchairs.
    - The determination as the appropriateness of any SkilCare wedge for a specific patient is the responsibility of the facility and its professional and medical staff.
  • Important Safety Instructions:
    - Each Skil-Care wedge cushion has tie cords that secure the wedge to the wheelchair frame.
    - These cords must be secured in order to prevent the wedge from slipping off the wheelchair seat
  • Two-Tone Wedges:
    - Wheelchair residents should be periodically repositioned in order to help them maintain proper sitting posture and body alignment.
    - Wedges help caregivers implement and maintain positioning protocols by providing a visual reminder to check and reminder to check and reposition residents.
    - The wedges have two different color seating surfaces black and yellow.
    - By establishing prescribed hours when the black or yellow surfaces should be facing up, nurse supervisors can easily determine if repositioning protocols are being followed.
    - You will have to remove the cloth covers if you want to use the two-color surfaces.
  • Cover Care Instructions:
    - Polyester covers may be laundered and dried at temperatures up 180degree.
    - Bleach is not recommended. Vinyl covers may be wiped clean with a damp cloth and mild detergent
    - Do not launder foam. Polyester covers must be removed from wedges before laundering. Do not use bleach.

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