The complete mattress for pressure ulcer prevention
The Optimal 5zon® is ideal for all healthcare environments and is used as an aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers up to and including category 2⁽¹⁾, and for pain therapy. It is a soft and flexible mattress replacement that is placed directly on the bed and replaces both the standard mattress and mattress pad.
It has very good pressure redistribution properties⁽²⁾ and is also equipped with the unique DuoCore® sit function. It has been designed to provide support when seated, while also offering good comfort in lying position.
Optimal 5zon® comes with several different options of covers.
(1) European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline. The International Guideline. Emily Haesler (Ed). EPUAP/NPIAP/PPPIA: 2019.
(2) Examination of the shear force and the pressure relief capability, Berlincert 2009.
(3) ISO 16603 “resistance of penetration by blood and body fluids”, ISO 16604 “resistance of penetration by blood-borne pathogens”, EN 14126, SS 876 00 19 “Health care textiles – Bacteria penetration – Wet”.
(4) SS-EN ISO 15496:2004, DIN 53.122.
(5) Patent no. 008522741.
Specifications for Optimal 5zon®
|Core||HR-foam 65+50 kg/m3|
|Functionality||Prevention & treatment up to and including category 2⁽¹⁾|
|Recommended User Weight||0-180 kg|
|Fire resistance approval||EN 597-1, -2|
Functions and properties
Highly elastic, high-quality material and a unique zone and module system gives effective pressure equalisation.
The mattress is specially designed to minimise the effects of shear forces.
Our patented⁽⁵⁾ sit function DuoCore is designed to give support when sitting and also to provide good comfort when lying.
The hygienic cover is vapour permeable⁽³⁾, which reduces the risk of skin maceration
The covers are easy to clean and handle and has a very well documented hygienic standard⁽⁴⁾.