This beautiful 4kg Sensory Tactile Weighted Blanket is perfect for Adults woth Dementia and Teens who love Tactile Experience.
This blanket is made with a range of textured fabrics and materials including cotron, minky, satin, leather and vinyl.
The weighted blanket provides deep pressure input to relieve anxiety, while the user can explore the beautiful textures providing a relaxing experience.
Weighted Items have been shown to help decrease levels of restlessness and anxiety in people who suffer symptoms arising from Dementia, Anxiety and Depression, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD and Autism.
By providing a sufferer with the tools to assist in Regulating their Sensory system, this in turn helps them become more productive amd focus on everday tasks that need completing
Research also shows it may help promote and improve sleep by relaxing the body.
Weighted items help raise the Seratonin levels in the brain by Deep Touch Pressure, which creates a feel good feeling similar to that of being hugged.
Weight recommendations by Occupational Therapists is generally 5 to 10% of body weight. These are not recommened for use in children under the age of 3 unless under the directional of an Occupational Therapist
The blanket is weighted with Plastic Poly pellets, encased within 2 layers of fabric and securely top stitched. Making the item fully machine washable.