‘Floatation therapy’ from Sareo

Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Specialist medical product supplier Sareo Healthcare has launched the Airform Core Floatation Therapy mattress, which it says is a new development in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. The clinically tested, patented Airform mattress uses a heat sensitive viscoelastic pressure re-distributing foam – Intellifoam – which provides a solution to the problems frequently associated with traditional alternating mattress systems. The Intellifoam shell surrounding the air cells dampens the motion of the alternation, which is said to reduce feelings of motion sickness. Sareo Healthcare says that, in addition, the foam automatically responds to an individual patient’s shape and movement and prevents them from being gradually transported or “wormed” down to the end of the bed, a common complaint about traditional alternating mattresses. The reduction of motion sickness and displacement increases patient comfort. The foam shell is also said to enable an increase in cycle time of inflation and deflation, the

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Time for a ten dollar answer

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Ernest Hemingway was known for his minimalist style and he used to pooh-pooh what he called “ten-dollar” words. Not to...

Lacking capacity

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

A friend of mine diagnosed with cancer – now, happily, treated – was asked how he could possibly have missed the...

Care homes – understated examples of tasteful design

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Dozens of recently-built care homes are material proof that it is perfectly possible to design aesthetically pleasing buildings and put...