Plum’s Protective Helmets, Hip Protectors & Extremity Guards for Special Needs and Healthy Aging

Falls are the leading cause of death and disability. A head injury or hip fracture can change a life in seconds. Children ages newborn to 4 are at high risk for traumatic brain injuries. Early brain injuries have been linked to seizures, alcoholism and Parkinson’s. Every 18 seconds an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall. Head injuries and hip fractures cause the most severe health problems, the poorest quality of life and the greatest number of deaths.

Plum’s mission is to replace your fear of falling, head injuries and hip fractures with freedom, safety and empowerment.

Plum specializes in fall injury prevention with ProtectaCap® & ProtectaCap+Plus® custom-fitting protective headgear, ProtectaHip® the original, award-winning hip protectors, and ProtectaWrap® extremity protectors for knees, elbows, shins & arms. Plum’s patented falls safety products are engineered for proven superior safety effectiveness and designed for comfort, style and durability.

Plum Solutions to the Problem of Head Injuries from Falls

Children age 4 and younger are at high risk…

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  • Children age 4 and younger are at high risk of falling. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the primary cause of death and severe injury in children who suffer falls.– Consumer Products Safety Commission
  • People who sustain a single traumatic brain injury are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s-like symptoms later in life.– The Center for Brain Injury and Repair, Perelman School of Medicine, the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Only a slight hit on the head or even a fall to the ground without hitting the head may be enough to tear veins in the brain [subdural hematoma] often without fracturing the skull. There may be no external evidence of the bruising on the brain’s surface.– The National Institutes of Health

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ProtectaCap®
Protective Headgear
for Children

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ProtectaCap®
Protective Headgear
for Adults

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Trust ProtectaCap®, the Proven Custom-Fitting
Protective Headgear Kids, Adults & Medical
Professionals have Loved for Over 25 Years.

Plum’s ProtectaCap® helmets custom fit as if made just for you. ProtectaCap® protective headgear provides a safe, secure comfortable fit that will not add weight, slide around or cause a fall. ProtectaCap® covers the entire head and expands gently around the ears for protection without interfering with hearing. Plum’s ProtectaCap® is fully encased…

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in cotton blend, putting cotton next to your head, not vinyl, leather or plastic. Available in Baby through Adult sizes. Ideal for home and healthcare facilities for safety from falls. ProtectaCap® is comfortable enough for sleeping and an integral part of hospital fall injury prevention programs.

  • ASTM Proven Safety Effectiveness.
  • Lightweight, Comfortable Custom Fit.
  • Fully Encased in Breathable Cotton Blend.
  • Complete Head Coverage, Opens Around Ears
  • Machine-Washable for Anti-Microbial Safety.
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Plum’s ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Falls Safety Protective Helmets are engineered for superior impact absorption with a patented, dual-protective core that is sturdy and dependable. Fully encased in comfortable, breathable cotton blend ProtectaCap+Plus® protective helmets provide a secure, lightweight ergonomic fit. Available in…

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baby through adult sizes, ProtectaCap+Plus® protective headgear has been prescribed and recommended for individuals with special needs, post-surgery, veterans and aging adults.

  • Sporty Above-the-Ear Style Provides secure  protection of the forehead, temples and back of head.
  • Proven Superior Protection with Lightweight, Comfortable Custom Fit.
  • Baby sizes XX-Small and X-Small have full head coverage style of ProtectaCap®, but with the unique dual protective core of ProtectaCap+Plus®.
  • Sizes S through XL have Removable,  Replaceable Plus Pocket™ Covers that can also be purchased separately.
  • Easily adds ProtectaChin® & Face Guards for added protection.
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ProtectaCap+Plus®
Protective Helmets
for Children

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ProtectaCap+Plus®
Protective Helmets
for Adults

Plum Solutions to the Problem of Hip Fractures from Falls

Hip protector use prevents hip fractures and increases…

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  • Hip protector use prevents hip fractures and increases life expectancy. Hip protector use saves dollars and improves quality of life.– The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Hip fractures cause the greatest number of deaths and lead to the most severe health problems and poorest quality of life.– The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Every 18 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency department for a fall, and every 35 minutes someone in this population dies as a result of the injuries.– The Centers for Disease Control

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Plum’s ProtectaHip®
Hip Protectors are the original, award-winning hip protectors with the best and longest record for safety, comfort and durability, recognized by the American Society on Aging as “The Simple Solution to the Serious Problems of Hip Fractures.” Many hip protectors have re-designed due safety failures that put individuals and hospitals at risk. For over 25 years, Plum’s ProtectaHip® hip protectors, with its original, superior engineering, have proven successful in hip protection, compliance and money-saving durability.

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ProtectaHip®
Active Lounge Pants™
for Men & Women

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ are hip protectors designed in Plum’s stylish, comfortable, stretch fabric that wicks away moisture.

  • Exquisitely designed with hidden inside panels within pants that secure ProtectaHip® Pads in place to generously cover and protect the major sites of hip fractures
  • Comfortable elastic at the waist with self-fabric drawstring for perfect adjustability and for easy on & off,
  • Stylish slash pockets. Gentle elastic at the cuffs to accommodate all heights and to prevent tripping.
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ProtectaHip®
General Use, Lace & Front Snap™
Undergarment Hip Protectors

ProtectaHip®
General Use Undergarment Hip Protectors are exquisitely designed with two layers of Plum’s highest quality 4 way stretch cotton interlock. ProtectaHip® Hip Protectors with…
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Lace have a lovely outer layer of attractive stretch lace. ProtectaHip® Front Snap™ Undergarment are incontinence –friendly, convenient for individuals and their caregivers.
  • ProtectaHip® Pads are discreetly tucked between the fabric layers, and perfectly placed for generous cover and protection
  • For optimal protection ProtectaHip® pads increase in size with ProtectaHip® Garments.
  • Easy Care machine wash & dry, without removing ProtectaHip® Pads, which will not absorb water, break or create bacteria.
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ProtectaHip®
Active Lounge Shorts™
for Men & Women

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™
Hip Protectors are the simple solution to problem of hip fractures.  Designed in Plum’s exclusive stretch breathable microfiber for comfort and…
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durability and engineered with Plum’s superior ProtectaHip® Pads that are discretely tucked behind stylish slash pockets.
  • Easy on & off with elasticized waist and adjustable self-fabric drawstring
  • Comfortable day and night, for vigorous activities as well as lounging.
  • Plum’s ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best and longest record for safety , comfort and durability.

I’ve been wearing ProtectaHip® for…

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  • I’ve been wearing ProtectaHip® for 8 years. The 2 sets of garments and pads have held up great and I wash them every day. I was helping my husband and I fell. If I didn’t have the ProtectaHip® on, things would have been really bad. It saved me. I get up and put it on every day. You never know when these things could happen.– E.Rodriguez, NY
  • ProtectaHip® is a great product.– Knollwood Nursing Center
  • Dear Janice,Mum and I wanted to convey our gratitude for the ProtectaHip® we purchased from you with our personal testimony.Last week Sadie (mum) had a bad fall in the early hours. As she is unable to use her right arm we were distressed that it would add to her disabilities. Well the good news is that apart from shock and bruises the ProtectaHip® Hip Protectors did their job admirably!

    With our very best wishes as always,

    Jillian XX And Sadie XX

    – England

Plum Solutions to the Problem of Extremity Injuries from Falls

Falls have become a health…

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  • Falls have become a health crisis. The frequency, morbidity, and mortality rates of falls increase every day. And the cost of falls is increasing at an even greater pace.– The Centers for Disease Control
  • Hip fractures cause the greatest number of deaths and lead to the most severe health problems and poorest quality of life.– The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Every 18 seconds an older adult is treated in the emergency department for a fall, and every 35 minutes someone in this population dies as a result of the injuries.– The Centers for Disease Control

ProtectaWrap

ProtectaWrap®
Extremity Protectors
for Knees, Elbows,
Shins, & Forearms

Plum’s ProtectaWrap®
Adaptable Extremity Protector provides superior impact absorption for protection against bumps, bruises and fall-related injuries. ProtectaWrap® protective splint absorbs impacts and stress to prevent damage post-injury.

  • Easily adapts and adjusts to knees, elbows, shins and forearms with customized compression, support and protection against falls and impacts.
  • Custom-molding protective pads, encased in comfortable, breathable fabric, are positioned for personalized protection where needed. ProtectaWrap® is fully adjustable to provide customized range of movement.
  • Superior pads are sturdy, dependable and unbreakable, yet conform comfortably to the body. ProtectaWrap® is washable and dryable for anti-bacterial safety.