Soft Shell Head Guard for Epilepsy
Designed to protect the head in cases of epilepsy, head drop syndrome, autism, self-harm and more, the Soft Shell Head Guard for Epilepsy fits around the head ensuring comfort, protection and safety. Suitable for teenagers and adults, this Head Guard is comfortable and secure to wear thanks to the adjustable Velcro strap.
What Is the Soft Shell Head Guard For?
The Soft Shell Guard for Epilepsy is surrounded in foam and encases the entire head, proving ideal for protecting the head during an epileptic seizure, a loss of balance, or a period of self-harm. A full list of suitable indications includes:
- Head drop syndrome
- Balance issues
- Co-ordination issues
- Self harm
- Post surgery
Which Sized Head Guard for Epilepsy Should I Use?
The Soft Shell Head Guard is suitable for anyone who might need extra protection on their head, whether that's because they are at high risk of banging or knocking their head, or because they have recently undergone surgery and an operation. The smaller size is suitable for teenagers, and the sizing stretches all the way up to adults. To find the correct size, please measure the circumference of yours or your patients head, and match to the table below:
|Size ||Head Circumference (cm) |
|Small ||54 - 56cm |
|Medium ||56 - 58cm |
|Large ||58 - 60cm |
|Extra Large ||60 - 62cm |
How Does the Soft Shell Head Guard Work?
The Shell Head Guard works by providing suitable protection from head injuries. The helmet is comprised of thick, shock-absorbing foam that retains compression resistance, meaning that when you wear the helmet you won't injure your head should you bang it hard on furniture, the floor or a sharp corner. A Velcro fastening ensures a secure fit, enabling the product to fit most users.
How Comfortable Is the Soft Shell Head Guard to Wear?
The Soft Shell Head Guard is lightweight, and features a foam material that feels like soft padding around the head. The Velcro fastening ensures a secure fit, meaning that you can wear the device without feeling like you are wearing a large, heavy helmet.
Features of the Dipped Foam Soft Shell Head Guard
- Supplied in two colours, red or black
- Flexible helmet can fit over most users heads
- Comfortable foam is perfect for wearing for extended periods
- Special ear slots mean that it does not impair hearing
- Velcro fastening ensures a safe but secure fit
How Do I Wash the Soft Shell Helmet Guard?
The Helmet Guard is suitable for washing as it might become dirty after a period of long use. You can hand wash the helmet at 30°C, before allowing it to dry naturally.