A UK SME specialised in the manufacture of bed linen to support independent living of individuals suffering from long term health and mobility conditions and the elderly seeks distributors and commercial agents for a niche range which improves independent movement and turning in bed.
The long established UK South West manufacturing company specialises in bed linen designed to support independent and assisted living for the ageing and those living with long term health conditions. The range includes linen that supports easy movement, turning and repositioning in bed. Products include particular design qualities: a centre panel of low friction, ultra smooth satin fabric giving maximum slide and ease of movement in bed, a special side grip fabric to stabilise and improve secure and safe sitting on the bed’s edge and helps to prevent falls and a foot grip for feet to push against to assist turning in bed. The range of sheets support independent living and provide added assistance to those suffering from illness such as Parkinson's disease, arthritis, back problems or other debilitating conditions. Distributors and commercial agents are sought with established channels in the healthcare, independent and assistive living sectors, charities and retail chains to increase international sales.
Innovations and advantages
• Supports independent and assisted living reducing care costs • Reduces strain and stress for patient and carer • Increases patient confidence and safety • Designed from extensive research with occupational therapists and end users • Secure fitting sheet reducing risk and increasing comfort • Easy to fit, fits all mattresses • Award winning product: 2016 Biotechnology Awards and Low Mobility Medical Bedding Products • British designed and manufactured • Sheets have Community Trade Mark Office of Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) registration
03005007 Textile fibres
03010 Household Goods & Appliances
06001022 Medical Textiles
06001023 Medical Furniture
Market application codes
05003001 Therapeutic services
05007003 Handicap aids
05007007 Other medical/health related (not elsewhere classified)
07004002 Health and beauty aids
07004003 Home furnishing and housewares
Type of partner sought
Partners should be distributors and commercial agents who operate in the healthcare, independent and assistive living equipment sector. Partners will be required to market and sell the product to retailers, wholesalers and/or end users such as charities, care institutions, self help and support groups and/or be prepared to make contact with organisations that offer product advisory services to people with relevant conditions.