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Weighted Blanket

R590.00

OUR WEIGHTED BLANKET IS RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE WHO:

  • Have Sensory Issues, ADD, ADHD and/or on the Autism Spectrum.
  • Are children, or are adults who enjoy weight on only a small part of their body.
  • Have trouble falling asleep.
  • Have difficulty staying asleep.
  • Are restless sleepers.
  • Fall asleep easily and stay asleep but are tired in the morning and throughout the day (aren’t getting quality sleep).
  • Are overwhelmed by sensations in their environment.
  • Find weight allows them to relax or centre their thoughts.
  • Have poor body awareness.
  • Who find transportation stressful (car or plane rides, for example).
  • Need extra help sleeping when travelling.
  • Find weight aids in self-regulation and are seated or in a wheelchair.
  • Want a smaller blanket for screen- or reading-time.

 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

  • This blanket can be used at night or during the daytime. Because of their smaller size, they are more easily transportable.
  • Our weighted blanket consists of 36 pockets, 24 of which are filled with recycled plastic pellets that have been soaked in Lavender essential oil.
  • Even distribution of weight provides better proprioceptive feedback throughout the body.
  • Blanket can be rolled or folded into lap pad size and use as a lap pad.
  • Should be under the direction of a trained professional such as an occupational therapist.
  • Appropriate weight must be considered.
  • Head and neck must be free at all times.
  • Person must possess sufficient cognitive and physical capabilities to be able to remove blanket at any time.
  • People with neurological deficits are at greater risk for temperature regulation impairments and should be monitored carefully.
  • If it’s too hot (especially in summer) try an air conditioner, putting cold water in a hot water bottle, or placing the blanket on only part of the body.
  • Adult supervision is suggested.
  • Suitable for all ages

Colours 

  • Made to order according to your requirments
  • Exterior of the above: 100% polyester OR 50% polyester / 50% cotton.
  • Interior: wool twill with mixed fibers.
  • Proudly made in South Africa

 Size & Weight

  • Size: 70cm x 1m
  • Regular weight – approx. 2kg

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • To wash: Machine wash, preferably in a high capacity, front loading machine or agitatorless top loading, using a regular amount of  pre-mixed detergent. If soap-sensitive, rinse twice.  Use warm or cold water to maintain colour brightness.
  • Do not use bleach or excessively hot water.
  • To dry: Do not Tumble dry in dryer. Hang up to dry
  • Do not iron, press, or dry clean.