Selecting the right hospital bed mattress is critical to ensuring the utmost in comfort and pressure redistribution.
HME Home Health has the best selection of hospital Pressure Redistribution Mattresses – everything from a variety of Foam Mattresses to Gel Mattresses to Non-Powered Air (ROHO; Vicair) Mattresses or even Powered Low Air Loss Mattress options, all designed to give you a good night’s rest.
HME Home Health hospital bed mattresses are high-tech solutions to complicated health conditions that emerge while patients are sleeping. Standard mattresses are simply not designed to cater to those with more sensitive sleeping needs. A good night’s sleep is a valuable part of your health and a mattress designed especially to meet your health needs will help you sleep better.
- Viscoelastic Memory Foam: This type of foam conforms to the shape of the patient’s body, providing excellent pressure relief and comfort. It helps prevent pressure ulcers and is suitable for patients with mobility issues.
- High-Density Foam: These mattresses are durable and provide good support. They are also cost-effective and may be a suitable choice for short-term use.
- Low Air Loss Mattresses: These mattresses are designed to manage moisture and prevent pressure ulcers. They have multiple air cells that can be adjusted to provide customized support and pressure redistribution.
- Alternating Pressure Mattresses: These mattresses alternate the pressure on different areas of the body, reducing the risk of pressure sores. They are often used for patients with a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers.
- Gel Overlay Mattresses: These mattresses contain gel-filled pads or layers that help distribute pressure evenly and provide excellent comfort. They are often used for patients at risk of developing pressure sores.
- Combination Foam and Gel: Hybrid mattresses combine the benefits of foam and gel mattresses, offering comfort and support.
When choosing a hospital bed mattress, consider the following factors:
- Patient’s Needs: Take into account the patient’s specific medical condition, weight, and mobility level.
- Pressure Relief: Pressure relief is crucial for preventing pressure ulcers, so choose a mattress that redistributes pressure effectively.
- Durability: Consider the mattress’s lifespan and whether it will withstand regular use.
- Maintenance: Some mattresses require more maintenance than others, so factor in the ease of cleaning and upkeep.
- Budget: Hospital bed mattresses vary in price, so choose one that fits within your budget while meeting the patient’s needs.
- Size: Ensure the mattress fits the hospital bed properly and will be the right size for the room.
- Weight Capacity: Check the weight capacity of the mattress to ensure it can support the patient’s weight.
- Risk Assessment: Conduct a risk assessment to determine the patient’s risk of pressure ulcers and choose a mattress accordingly.
It’s important to make an informed purchase regarding hospital mattresses to avoid purchasing the wrong product. Consult with one of our representatives as well as your healthcare provider to determine the most suitable mattress for a specific patient’s needs. Reach out and a member of our team would be happy to guide you through the selection process.