Diabetics tend to form leg or foot ulcers; patients who are long term bedridden or chair-bound develop bed sores and ulcers as a result of inactivity and bad circulation (also known as decubitus ulcers or pressure sores).
Patients with these conditions need high performance dressings to stay in place. The areas that are most frequently affected include heels, bottoms (the sacral area) and ears - all have particular problems with retention of dressings.
Thus the first Parafricta™ products are focused specifically on the needs of these areas.
Growth in the number of elderly patients, diabetes, homecare etc is expanding this population rapidly. Expenditure on woundcare and the products involved in the treatment of chronic wounds
MacMed Healthcare | Pressure Ulcer Prevention
MacMed Healthcare is an Australian owned company, providing cost effective solutions for pressure ulcer prevention and management, optimizing skin integrity and effective wound management. MacMed Healthcare specialise in the custom manufacture of an extensive range of uniquely configured pressure reduction products made to any size, developed, manufactured and distributed Australia wide.
The MacMed Healthcare brand was designed to assist in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.
We understand the progression of technology that demands constant change and development whilst remaining sufficiently flexible to exceed customer expectations. MacMed Healthcare’s ability to adapt to each individual’s demand and to work with the customer has made us specialists in the creation of non-standard products.
Our strategy is to continuously improve and develop existing and new products by networking and implementing suggestions from industry experts after full evaluation. Quality is our number one priority and MacMed Healthcare is totally committed to a quality assurance program.