Sheepskin Loaner Program

Grande Prairie Palliative Care Society


Description
Lends sheepskins to palliative families in the community.

Service provides:

  • the lending of donated sheepskins to palliative families in the community; medical grade sheepskin is an Australian product (dyed green) that reduces friction and regulates body temperature to promote blood flow and healing of pressure ulcers, diabetic wounds, and other chronic sores

Donated sheepskins are appropriately cleaned with Skintan (a cleaning solution), inventoried, and then are ready to be loaned. When the sheepskins are no longer necessary, they ask that they are appropriately cleaned and then returned for the next family to use.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • anyone who is terminally ill
  • with potential skin breakdown or pressure sores
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times vary based on stock.


Telephone
780-897-0066
Web Site
http://www.gpcare.ca
Email
admin@gpcare.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
September 6, 2023
Address
10134 97 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 7X6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Tue
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Wed
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Thu
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Fri
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Program hours vary.