Specialist foam mattress suitable as an aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure damage up to and including category 2. With official statistics showing that 85% of pressure ulcers are category 1 or 2, this innovative mattress will help dramatically reduce the need for air mattresses.
The Oska specialist foam mattress range are specialist foam used as an aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure damage up to and including Category 2. These are ideal for users’ who may be at risk of pressure injury, however, do not require maximum pressure care.
The users for these mattresses typically spend majority of the day out of bed, with less time on the mattress. With formal statistics showing that 85% of pressure ulcers are category 1 or 2, this innovative mattress range will help significantly reduce the need for air mattresses. These foam mattresses can be used for the relevant patients in hospitals, aged care facilities or at home.
Category 1 and 2 ulcers often appear as intact skin with non-blanchable redness, usually over more bony prominences such as the hip, bottom, heels or elbows. A Category 1-2 wound can have damaged epidermis and or dermis, leading to bleeding and further injury. A Superficial wound can also be identified through other signs such as discolouration, oedema, warmer or cooler when comparing to other areas.
Featuring the Oska AeroliteTM Foam, these foam mattresses provide exceptional comfort, significantly improving sleep quality. This specialist foam has been designed and manufactured using innovative and efficient processes, significantly reducing the need for an air mattress.
The Low-Density Foam offers improved airflow, which creates higher temperature control and cooler dozing. This is crucial in the prevention of pressure ulcers, as heat results in moisture, which will increase the chance of wounds. The low-density foam also allows for ease of motion, as the foam doesn’t react to the body temperature like a high-density foam does. This indicates it springs back higher and permits for greater motion with less constriction.
The Oska combination foam also presents the consumer with higher support inclusive of better resistance features. As the foam has better resistance, this presents for advanced reaction time. This is beneficial to allow for less difficult movement and help with transfers getting on and out of bed.
The Oska foam range is ideal to be used on a profiling bed, being designed to lessen shear and friction and therefore minimise danger of pressure injury. This is carried out with layers of foam; the bottom layer staying in position on the bed frame, at the same time as the top layer actions with the consumer.
The AeroliteTM characteristic has been designed by Oska to clearly and efficaciously lessen pressure danger on the heel, for the prevention and remedy of up to and including category four. this is accomplished via suspending the heel, resulting in ‘zero pressure’. The Oska foam mattresses have additionally been designed and created with a mild decline on the foot end, providing in addition heel comfort. The Heel slope assists within the prevention of stress ulcers in these regions.
With no pump, the Oska foam mattresses will offer you with excessive care for the prevention of pressure ulcers, being extraordinarily easy to use, move, and will not let you down in the event of an electricity failure.