5 Key Benefits of Waterproof Bed Sheets

It is estimated that 1 person in every 100 may be affected by bedwetting throughout adult life. In addition to wearing protection and altering your diet, you can also use a bed sheet to provide maximum protection.

What is a Waterproof Bed Sheet?           

Waterproof bed sheets are a quick and easy way to protect your bed from leaks and stains. You simply place the product on top of your fitted bed sheets. The absorbent sheets are available in a variety of sizes and colours to suit a number of different mattress types. In addition to being comfortable and durable, they are easy to change and provide effective protection. Being discreet is a top concern when using products, and bed sheets can provide a discreet option for managing incontinence.

5 Key Benefits of Waterproof Bed Sheets


  • You can relax knowing your bed is protected. Bed sheets feature a waterproof backing to prevent leakage seeping into the mattress.
  • They add an extra layer of comfort. Bed sheets have a soft design, helping you enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep. You can also relax without worrying about your bed becoming ruined.
  • They are discreet and lightweight. Bed pads are not bulky.
  • They are available in a variety of colours and sizes. With the huge range of designs, you are guaranteed to find a bed sheet that is suitable for you.
  • They are easy and convenient. Bed sheets are not complicated to use. They can simply be placed on the bed and will not move during the night. Incontinence sheets can be placed on top of fitted sheets and worn directly under the user’s waist and thighs.

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Disposable Bed Sheets vs Washable Bed Sheets

Disposable Bed Sheets

Disposable bed pads provide low cost reliable protection, multiple absorbencies and sizes, and can be easily disposed for minimal clean up.


  • 100% waterproof backing
  • Low cost reliability


  • Disposable bed sheets can be less cost effective in the long-run
  • When you travelling or away from home, disposing incontinence sheets discreetly can be difficult

Washable Bed Sheets

Washables last more than one use, whilst disposable incontinence pads (as the name suggests), need to be thrown away every day. These sheets are more ideal for those looking for an economically and environmentally friendly.


  • Can be used multiple times
  • Environmentally friendly



  • Constant washing can be tiring for some people
  • You may have to compromise your privacy is the product is hung on a washing line

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Popular Waterproof Bed Sheets


  • Disposable bed pads
  • 100% Virgin Fluff Pulp
  • Extra Security
  • Individually Folded
  • Preserves comfort and dignity of individuals
  • 100% Virgin Fluff Pulp
  • Absorbent micro-beads
  • Designed in an attractive blue

Shop TENA Bed on Allanda 

Price Range: £6.22 - £14.23

Kylie Bed Pads

  • Can be washed and re-used
  • Non slip waterproof backing
  • Stay dry layer keeps user feeling comfortable
  • With wings to enable to pad to be tucked into mattress
  • Machine washable at up to 95 Degrees C
  • Suitable for tumble drying
  • Lasts up to 300 washes
  • Choice of Salmon Pink or Blue Colours

Shop Kylie Bed Pads on Incontinence Supermarket

Price Range: £25.99 to £34.98

Lille Classic Bed Pads 

  • Disposable
  • Economy prices
  • Easy and convenient
  • Waterproof backing
  • Stay dry layer keeps user dry
  • Latex and Chlorine free

Buy Lille Classic Bed Pads on Allanda 

Price Range: £5.99 - £7.95

Primacare Economy Bed Pads

  • Cost effective washable bed pads
  • Exceptional durability
  • Cost-effective
  • Stay-Dry top surface
  • Features a blue barrier
  • Washable in all types of laundry equipment

Price Range: £6.99 - £13.99

Shop Primacare Economy Pads on Incontinence Supermarket

Are you Looking for More Protective Covers?  

Incontinence Chair Protectors  

Incontinence chair protectors provide you with extra protection for your furniture. You can also use these pads in the car in addition to chairs and sofas.

Incontinence Duvet Covers

Incontinence duvet covers are specially designed to protect the duvet from incontinence related accidents and spills.

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Originally posted 2019-10-18 13:37:20.

One Comment

  1. Jan Reply

    Please can you help advise me as my best friend has seizures and frequently spills coffee etc on her quilt, sheets etc…
    I am trying to find a small double mattress cover, bed sheet and waterproof duvet..
    Many thanks

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