HeadSaver Soft Head Protector
HeadSaver - the Impact Validated Soft Head Protector for the Elderly and Infirm Disabled People at Risk of Fall Related Head and Scalp Injuries
HeadSaver is a soft head protector designed to protect the head and scalp of the elderly and/or infirm people from the fall related impact forces that could cause painful head or scalp injuries. HeadSaver Soft Head Protector is a Class 1 Medical Device.
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector (helmet) is available UK nationwide directly from us and from the NHS Supply Chain in England and Wales and the NHS National Services Scotland in Scotland.
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector (helmet) and accessories:
- HeadSaver Soft Head Protector (head protector helmet only) in 2 sizes (S/M & M/L)
- HeadSaver Sun Hat Covering (decorative helmet covering for men) in 2 sizes (S/M & M/L) - optional accessory
- HeadSaver Beanie Covering (decorative unisex helmet covering) in 1 Universal size - optional accessory
- HeadSaver Headscarf Covering (decorative helmet covering for ladies) in 1 Universal size - optional accessory
- HeadSaver Chin Straps (spares/replacements)
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector and accessories can be purchased VAT Free by chronically ill and registered disabled people.
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HeadSaver soft head protector is suitable for adults at risk of falling, including the elderly men and women in care home settings as well as the elderly people, who live independently in their own homes. HeadSaver soft head protector can also help to protect people suffering with medical conditions that make them unsteady on their feet, such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease or Cerebral Palsy. HeadSaver is a Class 1 Medical Device.
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector and Accessories
- HeadSaver Soft Helmet Head Protector
- HeadSaver Sun Hat Covering
- HeadSaver Beanie Covering
- HeadSaver Headscarf for Ladies
HeadSaver - the Right Choice for Head Protection for the Elderly People
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector is a stylish and comfortable head protector intended to protect the head and scalp from impact forces. HeadSaver soft helmet head protector is suitable for use by people at risk of a fall, trip or slip related injury to the scalp area of the head. HeadSaver is a Class 1 Medical Device designed for wear by a single user.
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector Impact Test
HeadSaver soft helmet has been impact tested and validated to reduce the magnitude of impact forces from accidental head collisions. The impact tests were carried by MTS Laboratory (Melbourne Testing Services Pty. Ltd.) in Australia.
A specially designed test rig was constructed to conduct the impact tests in three impact orientations: frontal, lateral and posterior. A fibreglass mannequin was used to provide support to the soft HeadSaver soft helmet during testing. A mass of 2.3 kg was released at a distance of 0.4 m, 0.08 m, 0.12 m, 0.16 m and 0.20m away from the contact surface.
Based on the recorded peak impact forces and the corresponding impact energies, the energy absorbed versus impact energy were calculated. For the purpose of comparison, the impact measurements were taken both with and without the HeadSaver soft helmet.
- Frontal Impact Test (with HeadSaver soft helmet): 53% reduction in the peak impact force.
- Lateral Impact Test (with HeadSaver soft helmet): 56% reduction in the peak impact force.
- Posterior Impact Test (with HeadSaver soft helmet): 50% reduction in the peak impact force.
HeadSaver Impact Tests summary: For the range of impact tests conducted, lower peak impact forces were observed with the HeadSaver soft helmet, when compared to impact tests conducted without the HeadSaver soft helmet.
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HeadSaver suits all adults at risk of falling, including the elderly men and women in care home settings as well as for personal use by people living independently in their own homes. HeadSaver is also suitable for people with medical conditions that can make them unsteady on their feet, such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease or Cerebral Palsy.
HeadSaver head protector can restore confidence and mobility to elderly people at risk of falling, helping to preserve their physical fitness, whilst contributing to head injury prevention. However, the effectiveness of all wearable protective devices relies largely on their acceptance by the potential users and on the actual adherence with wearing. HeadSaver has been designed with the users in mind, offering stylish, lightweight, soft and comfortable head protection for greatest acceptance and adherence to wearing.
HeadSaver soft helmet head protector can be worn continually during the day or just at times of increased activities, such as during exercising, walking, jogging or working at leisure in the garden.
HeadSaver head protector is designed to fit the lifestyles and specific needs of men and women, who need head protection. HeadSavers look as smart as a standard headwear and can be worn with dignity and pride by all the users. HeadSaver can be worn as a standalone head protector or with a specially designed sun hat, beanie or scarf covering for extra discretion or style.
HeadSaver head protectors are available in 2 adjustable sizes and fit most people. When placed on a person's head, the HeadSaver head protector offers an extremely comfortable yet snug fit and should not come off the head during a fall. However, there is also a Velcro detachable chin strap with clip for extra security provided with each HeadSaver head protector.
Measuring for correct HeadSaver soft helmet size
Measuring for the correct HeadSaver size is simple. Just run the tape measure around the head above the centre of the forehead and on the upslope of the bump at the back and 1 cm above the tops of the ears. Subsequently - select the correct size:
1. S/M (52 - 56 cm head circumference)
2. M/L (57 - 62 cm head circumference)
Various head coverings are available as optional extras to dress up the HeadSaver soft head protector - a sun hat or a winter beanie for men and a fashionable scarf for ladies. These smart coverings are easily fitted and can be changed at an instant.
HeadSaver is to be worn by elderly or infirm people to provide extra head protection in the event of a fall. The HeadSaver helmet is soft and made from polyester and spandex foam composite. The HeadSaver soft helmet incorporates an adjustable rear section and chin strap for a comfortable fit.
HeadSaver Soft Head Protector is available in 2 sizes, which are fully adjustable with Velcro to fit most people.
HeadSaver Sizes (i.e. head circumference):
- Small/ Medium: 52 - 56 cm
- Medium/ Large: 57 - 62 cm
- S/M: 92 g
- M/L: 105 g
When placed on the head, HeadSaver offers extremely comfortable fit that holds the HeadSaver in place so that the HeadSaver should not come off the head during a fall. If additional security is required, a Velcro detachable chin strap with clip is provided with every HeadSaver.
There are 3 adjustment points secured by Velcro on the HeadSaver - one on the top and two at the back on both sides of the soft head protector. Make these adjustments by securing the Velcro in the correct positions to provide the most comfortable fit with the front of the soft head protecting HeadSaver sitting circa 1.5 cm above the eyebrows of the wearer. If needed, use the chin strap (provided) to secure the head protector under the chin and fasten firmly.
HeadSaver soft head protector fabric composition: EVA, Elastane, Cotton and Polyester.
Care instructions: HeadSaver soft head protector can be gently hand washed with warm water and mild detergent and air dried away from sunlight. It should not be tumble dried or dried on hot radiators. Do not dry clean. Do not bleach. Do not iron.
CE mark Class 1 Medical Device
High quality stylish sun hat perfectly complements the HeadSaver soft head protector. The sun hat cover helps to keep the sun away, whilst looks stylish and discreet. It has been specially designed to fit over the HeadSaver head protector and carries HeadSaver logo. Please note that the Sun Hat covering is decorative only and not head protective.
Two sizes corresponding to the HeadSaver soft helmet sizes (i.e. S/M; M/L) for best fit and smart appearance. You can select your size in our online shop at the time of purchase.
High quality stylish traditional beanie perfectly complements the HeadSaver soft head protector. The beanie helps to keep the head warm in the winter, whilst looks stylish and discreet. This classic winter hat has been specially designed to fit over the HeadSaver head protector and carries HeadSaver logo. Please note that the Beanie covering is decorative only and not head protective.
One size fits both HeadSaver sizes (i.e. S/M; M/L).
High quality stylish traditional headscarf design is stylish, feminine and discreet. It is a perfect headscarf style covering for HeadSaver soft head protector. The Headscarf has been specially designed to keep its shape and style. It fits perfectly over the HeadSaver head protector. Please note that the Headscarf covering is decorative only and not head protective.
One size fits both HeadSaver sizes (i.e. S/M; M/L).
Please note: While HeadSaver can achieve impressive results, no product can claim to be 100% effective all the time. HeadSaver is not guaranteed to work in every individual instance and no implied or expressed guarantees are made that it will always prevent injury. The HeadSaver is not suitable to be used as a head protector neither in an industrial or construction environment nor for sporting activities. The HeadSaver is not designed to protect the head from falling objects.
UK Shipping Schedule and Costs
UK delivery speed and cost are selectable in the Checkout. All orders are shipped in plain discreet packaging.
- UK Regular Delivery (£4.50 + VAT):
Delivery in 2 - 3 working days. Orders must be received before 2 pm (Monday – Friday).
- UK Next Day by Courier (£7.50 + VAT):
Next Day Delivery by Courier for orders received before 2 pm on working days (Monday to Friday) - expect delivery on next working day (Monday to Friday).
- UK Free Delivery Option for online only orders of £50.00 excluding VAT or more:
UK Free Delivery Option for online only orders of £50.00 excluding VAT or more is free and takes approximately 5 - 6 working days. Purchases shipped with Free Delivery cannot be tracked!
- UK Saturday Delivery (£13.50 + VAT):
Saturday Delivery applies only to the UK Mainland Only. Saturday Delivery Orders must be placed before 2 pm on the Friday. Orders received after 2 pm on Friday will be delivered on Saturday next week.
Overseas Shipping Schedule
- Overseas deliveries take approximately 7 - 14 working days depending on destination.
- Shipping costs depend on the type of goods and the delivery address.
- Cost of shipping is shown in the Checkout prior to the completion of the purchase.
- VAT is removed automatically from all purchases for deliveries outside the EU.
- Customs Fees or Import Duties may be charged in the country of destination outside the EU. If such charges apply, they are the customer’s responsibility. Custom Fees or Import Duties do not apply to deliveries to EU countries.
- Small/ Medium: 52 - 56 cm head circumference
- Medium/ Large: 57 - 62 cm head circumference
Sun Hat Covering
- Small / Medium
- Medium / Large
- One size
- Small / Medium
- Medium / Large
Pack includes HeadSaver Soft Helmet with chin strap.
Decorative coverings for HeadSaver helmet are optional extras supplied as one selected covering per pack - i.e. Sun Hat, Beanie, Headscarf.
VAT exemption is available, when purchased for personal use by people with relevant chronic conditions. VAT relief declaration must be completed online at the time of purchase.