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Posted by xnine, on Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:21 pm
Easy peasy< >< >
Reply by Bill, on Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:46 am
Hello xnine. Thanks for drawing this to our attention. I love DIY and that people invent this sort of stuff for themselves. However, here in the UK we have specialist incontinence nurses who will supply various items for free. One such useful item is a disposable incontinence sheet with some very light, pliable plastic on one side and several layers of absorbent paper on the other. This does the same job as the gadget shown on the video, but it has certain advantages.
Firstly, it is made to be disposable so if it is soiled you just get rid of it.
Secondly, I have found that ordinary plastic sheeting is rather uncomfortable to sleep on and constantly makes a 'crinkling' noise as you move about on it. The plastic on the inco-sheets have a much softer feel and much less noise.
Thirdly, There is nothing to make up, or do, other than spread it out on the bed. No washing, cleaning, drying etc. Much more time in life to do other things.
Don't get me wrong. I am not criticising the effort put into DIY, as I often experiment like that for myself. However, I thought I would just point out another alternative which is partly what this site is all about.
Best wishes
Reply by Bill, on Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:46 am
Oh! I forgot to mention, The nurses supply me with a continuous length of incontinence pad which I can cut to any length that suits me. This can catch almost anything at 'source', so I do not need the incontinence sheets for he bed.
Best wishes
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