Plum® Solutions to the Serious Problem of Fall Injuries

Custom-Fitting Helmets… Award-Winning Hip Protectors… Protective Splints

Falls are the leading cause of death and disability. Plum Enterprises specializes in post-surgery protective helmets and fall safety clothing to prevent head trauma, hip fractures and knee, elbow and shin injuries. A head injury or hip fracture can change a life in seconds. About 2000 seniors die from fall injuries in nursing homes each year. 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. A person over 65 who suffers a traumatic brain injury [TBI] has only a has only a 40% chance of a full recovery 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. Extremity injuries and the third most frequent type of fall injury. Plum Enterprises’s post-surgery protective helmets and fall safety clothing are engineered for superior safety and designed for comfort and style. Plum’s®  ProtectaCap® and ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced, Custom-Fitting Protective Helmets,  ProtectaHip®  Award-Winning Hip Protectors and ProtectaWrap® Custom-Fitting Fall Protection Splints are engineered and designed to prolong and enhance the quality of your life.

Head Injuries and Hip Fractures from Falls are Epidemic, Particularly Among Aging Adults at Home and in the Hospital.

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While falls cannot  always be prevented, fall-related injuries can and have been prevented with Plum’s® Award-Winning Fall Safety Wear™.  For over 20 years Plum® has empowered individuals to enjoy safe, active lifestyles and helped hospitals avoid liability with ProtectaCap® & ProtectaCap+Plus® advanced, custom-fitting protective helmets, ProtectaHip® award-winning hip protectors, and ProtectaWrap® protective splints with targeted fall protection.

  • Helmets For Babies & Children
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    Plum’s® Custom-Fitting ProtectaCap® Helmets Size 2 : 16″ – 18″

    $157.95
      Virtually weightless - the safest choice for babies, toddlers and children; originally designed to keep active toddlers-- with their underdeveloped neck muscles and unsteady gate-- safe & active.
    • Comfortable - fully ventilated and encased in cotton blend fabrics for breathability and comfort both daytime and nighttime.
    • Anti-Microbial - fully washable and dryable for optimal hygiene.
    • Full head coverage and protection that expands gently around ears.
    • A simple head circumference in inches at the eyebrow level is all that's needed for a comfortable, custom fit.
    • ProtectaCap® for Children in Sizes 1 through 4, starting at $139.95. Size 1 in Handprint, Yellow, Pink, Blue. Sizes 2 & 3 in Kids' Print & Denim. Size 4 in Plum & Denim.
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    Plum’s® Custom-Fitting ProtectaCap® Helmets Size 3 : 18″ – 20″

    $177.95
    • Virtually weightless - the safest choice for babies, toddlers and children; originally designed to keep active toddlers-- with their underdeveloped neck muscles and unsteady gate-- safe & active.
    • Comfortable - fully ventilated and encased in cotton blend fabrics for breathability and comfort both daytime and nighttime.
    • Anti-Microbial - fully washable and dryable for optimal hygiene.
    • Full head coverage and protection that expands gently around ears.
    • A simple head circumference in inches at the eyebrow level is all that's needed for a comfortable, custom fit.
    • ProtectaCap® for Children in Sizes 1 through 4, starting at $139.95. Size 1 in Handprint, Yellow, Pink, Blue. Sizes 2 & 3 in Kids' Print & Denim. Size 4 in Plum & Denim.
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    Plum’s® Custom-Fitting ProtectaCap® Helmets Size 5 : 22″ – 24″

    $219.95
    • Virtually weightless - the safest choice for children, toddlers, adults, and balance concerns.
    • Comfortable - fully ventilated and encased in cotton blend fabrics for breathability and comfort both day & night.
    • Anti-Microbial - fully washable & dryable for optimal hygiene.
    • A simple head circumference measurement in inches around the head at the eyebrow level is all that's needed for a comfortable, custom-fit.
    • ProtectaCap® for Adult in Sizes 4, 5 & 6, starting at $192.95, in Plum & Denim/ Blue Chambray.
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  • Plum's®-ProtectaCap®-Size 6-Denim
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    Plum’s® Custom-Fitting ProtectaCap® Helmets Size 6 : 24″ – 26″

    $242.95
    • Virtually weightless - the safest choice for children, toddlers, adults, and balance concerns.
    • Comfortable - fully ventilated and encased in cotton blend fabrics for breathability and comfort both day & night.
    • Anti-Microbial - fully washable & dryable for optimal hygiene.
    • A simple head circumference measurement in inches around the head at the eyebrow level is all that's needed for a comfortable, custom-fit.
    • ProtectaCap® for Adult in Sizes 4, 5 & 6, starting at $192.95, in Plum & Denim/ Blue Chambray.
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  • Plum's® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors with Stretch Lace
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    Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors with Lace for Women

    $129.95
    • Engineered with a protective core material made specifically for superior energy absorption.
    • Designed with one layer of Soft Spun and an outer layer of stretch lace.
    • For optimal fall protection, ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with ProtectaHip® Garments.
    • Machine washable and dryable. ProtectaHip® protective pads are anti-microbial for optimal hygiene.
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  • Plum's® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ Hip Protectors for Men & Women
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    Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts for Men & Women

    $116.95
    • Designed in a special fabric that is sturdy yet soft and comfortable, keeps moisture away from the body and is wrinkle-free.
    • Pads are tucked within panels inside the garment and hidden behind stylish and convenient slash pockets. ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ have an adjustable self-fabric drawstring.
    • Available in sizes X-Small through XXXXX-Large (5X). For optimal safety, ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with the size of ProtectaHip® Garments.
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  • Front Snap, Hip Protectors, ProtectaHip
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    Plum’s ProtectaHip® Front Snap™ Hip Protectors for Men & Women

    $133.95
    • Designed with two complete layers of Soft Spun fabric with ProtectaHip® protective pads secured in between
    • Available in sizes from X-Small through XXX-Large. For optimal safety ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with the size of the ProtectaHip® Garments.
    • Machine washable & dryable. ProtectaHip® protective pads cannot absorb water, urine or waste for comfort, durability and anti-microbial safety.
    • Convenient front snaps for easy on/off.
    • Gentle elastic at the waist to prevent leaking.
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  • Plum's® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ Hip Protectors for Men & Women
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    Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants Hip Protectors for Men & Women

    $139.95
    • Designed in Plum's exclusive fabric that is sturdy yet soft and comfortable, stays wrinkle-free and is ideal for all climates.
    • ProtectaHip® Pads are tucked within panels inside the garment, hidden behind stylish and convenient slash pockets.
    • Comfortable, elasticized waist for easy on & off and self-fabric drawstring.
    • Gentle, hidden elastic at the cuffs to fit all sizes.
    • Available in sizes X-Small through XXXXX-Large (5X).
    • For optimal safety, ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with the size of ProtectaHip® Garments.
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    Plum’s® Falls Safety ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets Size XXS : 13.5″ – 15.5″

    $173.95
    • Provides enhanced, ergonomic protection of the forehead, temples, and back of the head. Top-anchored chin straps ensure a safe, secure, stay-put fit.
    • Sporty above-the-ear style in Sizes S through XL is ideal for personal stereos and hearing devices.
    • Baby sizes XX-Small and X-Small have the full head coverage style of ProtectaCap®, but also with the unique dual protective core.
    • Puts comfortable cotton blend next to the head, not vinyl, leather or plastic. Unique Plus Pocket™ Covers are removable and washable for optimal hygiene and can be purchased separately for budget-saving long-wearability.
    • Easily add ProtectaChin® & Face Guards.
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  • Plum’s® ProtectaCap-Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Safety Helmets for babies Deep Sea Blue
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    Plum’s® Falls Safety ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets Size S : 17.5″ – 19.5″

    $195.95
    • ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Child Head Safety Helmets for babies provide enhanced, ergonomic protection of the forehead, temples, and back of the head. Top-anchored chin straps ensure a safe, secure, stay-put fit.
    • Sporty above-the-ear style in Sizes S through XL is ideal for personal stereos and hearing devices.
    • Baby sizes XX-Small and X-Small have the full head coverage style of ProtectaCap®, but also with the unique dual protective core.
    • Puts comfortable cotton blend next to the head, not vinyl, leather or plastic. Unique Plus Pocket™ Covers are removable and washable for optimal hygiene and can be purchased separately for budget-saving long-wearability.
    • Easily add ProtectaChin® & Face Guards.
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  • Helmets for Adults
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    Plum’s® Falls Safety ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets Size L : 22.5″ – 24″

    $272.95
    • ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets  for adults provide enhanced, ergonomic protection of the forehead, temples, and back of the head. Top-anchored chin straps ensure a safe, secure, stay-put fit.
    • Sporty above-the-ear style in Sizes S through XL is ideal for personal stereos and hearing devices. Baby sizes XX-Small and X-Small have the full head coverage style of ProtectaCap®, but also with the unique dual protective core.
    • Puts comfortable cotton blend next to the head, not vinyl, leather or plastic.
    • Unique Plus Pocket™ Covers are removable and washable for optimal hygiene and can be purchased separately for budget-saving long-wearability.
    • Easily add ProtectaChin® & Face Guards.
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    Plum’s® Falls Safety ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets Size XL : 24″ – 26.5″

    $303.95
    • Provides enhanced, ergonomic protection of the forehead, temples, and back of the head. Top-anchored chin straps ensure a safe, secure, stay-put fit.
    • Sporty above-the-ear style in Sizes S through XL is ideal for personal stereos and hearing devices. Baby sizes XX-Small and X-Small have the full head coverage style of ProtectaCap®, but also with the unique dual protective core.
    • Puts comfortable cotton blend next to the head, not vinyl, leather or plastic.
    • Unique Plus Pocket™ Covers are removable and washable for optimal hygiene and can be purchased separately for budget-saving long-wearability.
    • Easily adds ProtectaChin® & Face Guards.
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Long Term Effects of Childhood Head Injuries

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children. The most common causes of TBI in children: falls. One cause of the frequency of toddler head injuries is that the toddler’s head is his center of gravity, proportionally larger than the rest of his body, and hence can

The Danger of Falls in Older Adults

Falls are increasingly common in elderly individuals. As the country ages, falls are becoming epidemic.  Decrease mobility, isolation, cognitive impairment and depression are among many major symptoms of fall-related injuries in older adults. While some falls may be prevented, most falls cannot,

Common Misconceptions About Head Injuries In Adults

Every year, upwards of 1.4 million Americans experience a brain injury, as indicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Head injuries in adults can be caused by anything from a crash to a fall in the shower. In consideration of the fact that some brain injuries in adults can be hard

Plum® Safety Solutions to the Problem of Fall Injuries

Plum’s® mission is to replace your fear of falling, head trauma, hip fractures, and extremity injuries with Freedom, Safety and Empowerment that only Plum’s® Award-Winning Fall Protection Clothing Can Provide.

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 & forearms. Plum’s® patented fall protection clothing lines are engineered for proven superior safety effectiveness and designed for lightweight comfort and exquisite style for all ages.

Plum's® Advanced Custom Fitting Fall Protection Helmets
ProtectaCap® & ProtectaCap+Plus®

When a senior sustains a traumatic brain injury [TBI] in a fall, direct effects of the injury may result in long-term cognitive changes, reduced ability to function and changes in emotional health.
Alzheimer’s Association

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  • ASTM Proven Safety Effectiveness.
  • Lightweight, Comfortable Custom Fit that won’t slide around on child’s head.
  • Fully-Encased in Breathable Cotton Blend, putting soft cotton next to child’s head.
Plum's® ProtectaCap® Logo Lightweight Comfortable Custom Fitting Head Protection

Plum’s® ProtectaCap® helmets custom fit as if made just for you. Medical Professional agree ProtectaCap® fits and works better than custom-made helmets.[read more=”Read More” less=”Close“]For over 20 years, ProtectaCap® protective headgear product has helped individuals of all ages avoid head injury. ProtectaCap® 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 available in many colors and in Newborn through Adult sizes.[/read]

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  • Full Head Coverage that Opens Around Ears.
  • Comfortable, Fully-Adjustable Chin Strap.
  • Machine-Washable for Anti-Microbial Safety.

“ProtectaCap® has been an excellent seizure helmet for our son. He’s been wearing it for years. He loves it. It’s been absolutely wonderful for us.”
– L. Henschell

Plum’s® ProtectaCap-Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Safety Helmets for babies Deep Sea Blue
  • Provides advanced forehead and temple protection.
  • Engineered for staged deceleration of impact energy.
  • Lightweight, ergonomic fit encased in cotton blend.
Plum's® ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Helmet for Kids & Adults

Plum’s® ProtectaCap+Plus® Advanced Fall Protection Helmets are engineered for superior impact absorption to help keep children and adults safe and active. ProtectaCap+Plus’s® patented, dual-protective core provides optimal staged deceleration of impact energy.[read more=”Read More” less=”Close“]ProtectaCap+Plus’s® protective core is sturdy and dependable and can last for years. ProtectaCap+Plus® is fully encased in comfortable, sturdy cotton stretch twill. Baby sizes XX-Small & X-Small have full head coverage style of ProtectaCap® with a unique dual protective core of ProtectaCap+Plus®.[/read]

Plum's® Fall Protection Helmets in Plum
  • Top-Anchored chin straps ensure safe secure fit.
  • Sporty above or over top of ear style in sizes S thru XL.
  • Washable, Replaceable Plus Pocket™ Covers.

“I must shout the praises for your ProtectaCap+Plus®. My daughter fell backwards and her hard helmet broke. Her skull cracked open. That helmet didn’t absorb the impact. It just transferred it to her head! ProtectaCap+Plus® has proven to be the single most effective way to keep my 42 year-old daughter safe.”

– L. Reilly

Plum's® Award-Winning Fall Protection Hip Protectors ProtectaHip®

Mortality in the first year after hip fracture is as high as 37%. Of those who survive the first year, 40% will be unable to walk independently, and 60% will require assistance with daily living activities.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ Women
  • Original, Award-Winning Hip Protector with Proven Safety Record.
  • Undetectable ProtectaHip® Pads Adjust and Move with You.
  • ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants® are Available in Sizes X-Small through 4-X-Large.

Plum's® ProtectaHip® Hip Protectors Won the American Society on Aging Award

Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best, longest and unmatched track record for safety, comfort and durability. ProtectaHip® hip protectors are available in several styles, all engineered for superior safety and designed with exacting detail for your comfort and style.[read more=”Read More” less=”Close“]ProtectaHip® Pads are secured within a separate inside panel, tucked behind stylish slash pockets, virtually undetectable. ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ are fashioned in Plum’s® unique fabrics with easy on & off elastic and adjustable self-fabric drawstring at the waist and gentle elastic at the cuffs to comfortably accommodate all heights. Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ are an ideal product for all occasions that call for safety, comfort and style.[/read]

ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Pants™ Hip Protectors for Men & Women
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaHip® Pads will absorb water or build bacteria.
  • Easy Care, Machine Wash & Dry; Only ProtectaHip® Garments get wet.
  • For Your Optimal Safety, ProtectaHip® Pads Increase in Size with ProtectaHip®Garments.
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  • ProtectaHip® is Engineered for Safety; Designed for Amazing Comfort.
  • Precise, Generous Coverage against 3 Sites of Hip Fractures.
  • ProtectaHip® Pads are ventilated and beveled for comfort.
Plum's® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors with Stretch Lace

Plum’s® ProtectaHip® Undergarment Hip Protectors are offered in 3 unique styles. ProtectaHip® General Use is ideal with men and women. Engineered with Plum’s® superior ProtectaHip® Pads secured within 2 layers of Plum’s® highest quality cotton stretch and perfectly positioned for stay-put protection against the 3 main sites of hip fractures.[read more=”Read More” less=”Close“]ProtectaHip® with Lace™ is fashioned with an outer layer of attractive stretch lace with ProtectaHip® pads tucked within Plum’s® comfortable cotton stretch. ProtectaHip® Front Snap™ is designed with 2 rows of convenient snaps, ideal for individuals with incontinence and their caregivers. ProtectaHip® Pads are secured within 2 layers of Plum’s® cotton stretch fabric. Gentle elastic at the waist allows for easy on & off. Gentle elastic at leg helps prevent leaking.

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Front Snap, Hip Protectors, ProtectaHip
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaHip® Pads will not build bacteria.
  • Easy Care Machine Wash & Dry Without Removing Pads.
  • ProtectaHip® Undergarments are Available in Sizes X-Small through 3 X-Large.
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  • ProtectaHip® Pads increase in size with ProtectaHip® Garments.
  • Precise, Stay-Put Protection against 3 Sites of Hip Fractures.
  • Virtually undetectable Pads Tucked inside behind Slash Pockets.

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Plum’s® ProtectaHip® is the original, award-winning hip protector with the best, longest and unmatched track record for safety, comfort and durability. ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ are engineered for your safety, but designed for your comfort.[read more=”Read” less=”Close“]ProtectaHip® Pads are secured within a separate inside panel to avoid unsightly stitching on outside of ProtectaHip® Garments. Your protective pads are tucked behind convenient, stylish slash pockets. Fashioned in Plum’s® comfortable, lightweight fabrics with gentle elastic and self-fabric drawstring at waist, ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ are an ideal product for everyday activities when you want safety, comfort and style.

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ProtectaHip® Active Lounge Shorts™ Hip Protectors Men
  • ProtectaHip® Pads are ventilated & beveled for comfort.
  • Active Lounge Shorts™ offered in Sizes X-Small through 3X-Large.
  • Easy Care Machine Wash & Dry Without Removing Pads.

Plum's® Fall Protection Extremity Guards & Protective Splints ProtectaWrap®

Falls and the belief that one might fall in fall-risk situations can result in restriction of mobility and activity, feelings of helplessness, loss of confidence, depression, and institutionalization.

– Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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  • Easily adapts, conforms and adjusts to knees, elbows, shins and forearms.
  • Customized compression, support and protection against falls and impacts.
  • Custom-molding splint with protective pad, encased in Plum’s® unique fabric.
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Plum’s® ProtectaWrap® Adaptable Extremity Protectors provide superior impact absorption for protection against bumps, bruises and fall-related injuries. ProtectaWrap® protective splint absorbs impacts and stress to prevent damage post-injury.[read more=”Read More” less=”Close“]Plum’s® ProtectaWrap® provides comfortable customized compression and personalized range of movement to promote healing. Hidden Superior ProtectaWrap® Pads are placed precisely where you need impact protection on your knees, elbows, shins or forearms. Then ProtectaWrap® gently wraps around your knee, elbow, shin or forearm and self-adheres for optimal placement, compression and comfort.[/read]

Protective Splint for Shins & Forearms, ProtectaWrap
  • Superior ProtectaWrap® Pads are sturdy & dependable.
  • Anti-Microbial ProtectaWrap® Pads will not build bacteria.
  • ProtectaWrap® is Easy Care Wash & Dry; No need to Remove Protective Pads.

“Plum’s® ProtectaWrap® completes our Falls Safety Program for our patients.”
– Veterans Hospital

Head Trauma, Hip Fractures and Extremity Injuries from Falls can Change Your Life in an Instant. Plum’s® Award-Winning Falls Safety Products Help Keep You Safe from the Dangers of Falls.
Freedom… Safety… Empowerment. For Life.™