Article No.: 560-090200

Optimal 5zon®

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.

Care of Sweden’s mattresses are supplied with a four way stretch hygienic outer cover which conforms to relevant standards for hygiene⁽³⁾, quality and safety. All covers are manufactured from modern, recyclable materials and are vapour permeable⁽⁴⁾, which reduce the risk of skin maceration.

(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
Height 14 cm
Functionality Prevention & treatment up to and including category 2⁽¹⁾
Recommended User Weight 0-180 kg
Fire resistance approval EN 597-1, -2
Warranty 3 years

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.

Sitting Function

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⁾.