Resusable underpads come in a variety of sizes and are generally sized as follows: LARGE (34 inches wide) to be used in cars, on chairs, recliners, wheelchairs, and twin size / hospital beds. EXTRA LARGE reusable underpads (40 x 50 inches wide) are used on sofas, loveseats, and Full Bed Sizes. 2X Large Reusable Underpads (60 inches wide and up) are used for Queen and King Beds.
Most reusable Underpads can be be washed hundreds of times before losing any absorbency or odor killing properties. These types of pads are ideal in home, or aging in place environments when trying to reduce consumption of disposable products and where a caregiver is doing the laundry. For convenience sake, Disposable Underpads are another option and can be found here.
Advantages of Reusable Underpads:
- Cost effective and can be laundered hundreds of times before losing effectiveness.
- Environmentally friendly and reduces the output of disposable incontinence products.
- Ideal barrier of last resort when paired with premium incontinence diapers or underwear – the underwear will do most of the work, while the pad/mattress protector is a barrier of last resort.