Acclaim a non turning mattress for those at high risk of pressure ulcers developing from £339
Designed and engineered to work perfectly when used in conjuncture with a profiling bariatric bed. The design cleverly counters the damaging squashing and stretching characteristics usually associated with the profiling and adjustable beds. Manufactured from construction foam with a 38-40kg/m3 density, the Aclaim mattress is able to be bent as in an adjustable bed use, without altering the foams dynamic properties. The mattress is manufactured using multiple layered foam containing three grades of Visco Elastic Foam with a special softer grade for the heel area.
The mattress uses a non-slip lower base giving greater stability against slipping on the frame and a three sided removable zipped covering making for easy removal for washing.
A Pressure abscess is usually a natural condition affecting sick people devoting a high amount of time in bed. Declined movement, lengthened time spent in one particular position, also changed nourishment helps to make all of these patients being prime victims with regard to body skin problems together with sores flourishing.
Mattress sores and also ulcers are agonizing. As a care giver, among the greatest essential tasks you can do is generally to try to keep the person snug and to help prevent ulcers from developing in the first place.
Moving somebody who is confined to bed is undoubtedly the biggest necessary activity you can easily do to protect against pressure ulcers from materializing. Routine turning alternates locations of heaviness at bony places of the body, such as the lower spine, waist, elbow joints, and back heel.
One should certainly plan on changing the individual virtually every 2 hrs, alternating from the right and left sides and laying them horizontal upon their back. Each 2 hrs is optimal though in case you and the person are slumbering conveniently, leave well enough alone. If they do wake you up in the middle of the night for what ever reason, do utilize such opportunity to turn them.
Anytime you're arranging them in the bed, pillows are considerably beneficial.
Make use of one of these under the spine to bolster them to one side after that putting a pillow between their knees. Utilize one other pillow beneath the ankle joints to keep the heels hovering without restraint away from the bed. The same applies to somebody having to spend in a recliner armchair, repositioning them routinely is necessary. In this case, compatible posterior wedges and also seating cushions could aid.
Clearly using the ideal bed mattress for the bed is important along with coming with a non abrasive and breathable bed mattress topper that's quite easily detached.
Home | Pavement Scooters | Road Scooters | Portable Scooters | Powered Wheelchairs | Rollators | Grants | Insurance | Contact | About | Terms | Brochures
© 2017 Mobility UK - Richmond - London
Tel 020 32396171 Afternoons
Note* UK VAT, in most cases all mobility accessories including wheelchairs and scooters are classed as VAT free. Please also note all 'road legal' powered scooters and wheelchairs must be registered with DVLA. You may be entitled to a grant or assistance towards buying larger mobility items such as chair lifts, adaptations, wheelchairs and scooters. Read more and where to apply on our 'Financial Assistance' page.