HipSaver Nursing Home TailBone

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HipSaver Nursing Home Style Tail​Bone Soft Hip Protector for Men and Women

HipSaver Nursing Home Style TailBone Soft Hip Protector protects frail elderly people with continence problems from fall related hip fractures and from painful bumps to coccyx during sways and backward falls.  

HipSaver Nursing Home Style TailBone has been designed to be easy to wear and comfortable for people with all types and degrees of incontinence.

HipSaver Nursing Home Style TailBone  features a comfortable and roomy interior for easy dressing and compatibility with all sizes of personal incontinence pads and diapers. The garment has an elasticised waistband and large leg openings that allows easy pull on and off for washing, dressing or toileting.  

The protective airPads cover and protect trochanteric areas of the hips. The garment itself is made from double layer fabric to ensure secure accommodation of incontinence pads. The crotch is wide and accommodates incontinence pads snugly and safely and without causing discomfort to the user. The TailBone model also features a protective airPad over the tail bone (i.e. coccyx) to provide protection to elderly people with tendencies to fall backward or to sway, causing painful bumps and bruising to their backs. 

HipSavers Nursing Home Style models are available in male and female models in stain and discolouration resistant beige colour. Both male and female models are made in 6 sizes.

To benefit from 24 hour protection, you should wear your HipSaver day and night. It is soft, comfortable and protective at all times, when worn!

HipSaver Nursing Home Style TailBone is available in a regular model for women and with simulated fly front for men. Both male and female models are made in practical beige from a robust but soft fabric. The fabric has a horizontal stretch that facilitates snug enveloping of the users body during wear. There is no vertical stretch in the fabric in order to secure safe positioning of the incontinence wear inside the garment.

HipSavers are easy to look after and durable. They are ‘Wash, Dry and Go’ garments, which means that HipSavers are fully machine washable at 95° C high temperatures and can be tumble dried on medium heat till dry and ready to wear. Compatibility with high temperature wash at 95° C is essential, when HipSavers are used in care homes or hospitals, where washing at high temperatures is a requirement of strict hygiene and infection prevention regulations.  

When washing HipSaver Nursing Home Style TailBone at home, wash your HipSavers in the same way as your other personal garments or as required for best hygiene..     

Please note that the protective HipSaver airPads are permanently sewn into the garment in the areas over the hips. The airPads are watertight and machine washable at high 95° C temperatures. You do not remove the airPads from the garment prior to washing as it is fully washable at 95° C and can be tumble dried at medium heat. 

Most people require 3 pairs of HipSavers – one pair worn, one in a wash and one ready to wear. People with a very high degree of incontinence may require more than 3 garments, depending on the frequency of garment changes and laundry availability. 

Fabric composition: 36% polyester, 56% cotton, 8% Lycra. Please note that there are NO latex components in HipSaver Soft Hip Protectors!

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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.  

 

  1. HipSaver: X Small (XS): 70 – 81 cm / 28 – 31 inches
  2. HipSaver: Small (S): 82 – 92 cm / 32 – 35 inches
  3. HipSaver: Medium (M): 93 – 102 cm / 36 – 39 inches
  4. HipSaver: Large (L): 103 – 114 cm / 40 – 44 inches
  5. HipSaver: X Large (XL): 115 – 127 cm / 45 – 50 inches
  6. HipSaver: XX Large (XXL): 128 – 146 cm / 51 – 57 inches

To measure for appropriate HipSaver size, you need to measure around for the hip – the circumference measurement around the body at the level of the upper thighs (trochanter areas). The trochanter area can be recognised easily as it moves, when a person raises a knee up in a standing position.

 

Single pack includes one HipSaver Soft Hip Protector with sewn-in protective airPads.

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.   

 

10% discount on purchases of 3 or more pairs of HipSavers in the same model, size and colour.