For the bed-bound , a quality hospital mattress is paramount. Bed patients, whether at hospital, in a nursing home or at home, are often at risk from developing pressure sores. Pressure-reduction hospital mattresses are an important way to deal with the problem, and Mac’s Metalcraft has some of the best on offer.
The Mat-1 Woundcare hospital mattress has three layers of pressure-reduction foam: a memory foam top layer; a high density centre layer; and a high density firm feel base. It has extra firm side rails for ease of patient transfer and is designed for medium risk pressure reduction with a 150kg load tolerance.
The Mat-2 Ultra hospital mattress is made from three layers of foam and is designed for low-medium risk pressure reduction with a 120kg load tolerance.
The Mat-3 Contour hospital mattress features a two-layer foam construction with convoluted top layer and medium density base. It is designed for low risk pressure reduction. Load tolerance 120kg.
The Mat-4 Ultra Safety hospital mattress is made from three layers of foam and has raised safety sides to prevent patient fallout.
The Mat-5 Contour Safety hospital mattress features two-layer foam construction with convoluted top layer. It also has raised safety sides to prevent patient fallout.