Repose Trolley Pressure Relief Mattress Overlay
The Repose Trolley Pressure Relief Mattress Overlay has been designed for use with patient trolleys during transportation, as well as in ambulances and during x-rays. It redistribute pressure using inflatable aircells to prevent the development of pressure sores, and is suitable for very high risk users.
What's Included with the Mattress Overlay?
The following items are included:
- 1 x Repose Trolley Pressure Relief Mattress Overlay
- 1 x Repose Pump
Who Can Use the Repose Trolley Mattress Overlay?
This Repose Mattress Overlay has been specifically designed for use on patient trolleys to improve comfort during transfers. It is also suitable for use in ambulances and during x-rays. The overlay is suitable for individuals weighing up to 139kg.
How Does the Repose Trolley Mattress Overlay Relieve Pressure?
Low air technology in the overlay distributes weight and pressure evenly without losing shape. All Repose products feature Smart Valve Technology, which automatically ensures the overlay inflates to the optimal pressure. This pressure has been demonstrated over time to be the optimal balance between comfort and efficacy for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
Can the Repose Trolley Overlay Be Used During X-Rays?
Made from x-ray-translucent materials, the Repose Trolley Pressure Relief Mattress Overlay is suitable for use during x-rays. This ensures that that the patient can remain comfortable and supported during x-rays.
Will the Repose Mattress Overlay Fit Any Trolley?
The Repose Trolley Pressure Relief Mattress Overlay has been designed to fit most standard hospital patient trolleys. When inflated, the Repose Trolley Mattress Overlay measures 1780 x 550mm (LxW).
How Do I Inflate the Trolley Mattress Overlay?
A pump is provided with the Trolley Mattress Overlay, and this pushes easily onto the inflation valve. Inflate the device until air is heard escaping from the pump valve, and then cover the valve on the device using the solid end of the figure-of-eight valve cap. Please see the PDF file below for a guide to inflating your Repose Trolley Overlay.
|Repose Trolley Overlay User Manual |
Is the Pump Included with the Pressure Relief Overlay?
The pump is included with the Repose Mattress Overlay. This way, you can inflate the overlay and secure it on top of the existing trolley mattress quickly and easily as soon as it arrives with you!
How Quickly Does the Mattress Overlay Inflate?
When inflated with the pump, the Repose Pressure Relief Overlay inflates in a matter of minutes. As soon as it's inflated, you're ready to attach the overlay to the trolley.
How Do I Wash the Repose Mattress Overlay?
The Repose Mattress Overlay can be wiped down with soap or detergent and water. Please allow the Repose Mattress Overlay to dry before use or storage. Please see the PDF below for full washing instructions.
|Repose Washing Instructions |
Is the Repose Mattress Overlay Latex Free?
The Repose Mattress Overlay is latex free. This makes it ideal if the patient suffers from latex allergies or finds latex-based products uncomfortable or irritating.
Is the Repose Mattress Overlay Fire Resistant?
The Repose Mattress Overlay has been tested to conform with BS: 7175 Crib Test 5 (Methods of test for the ignitability of bed covers and pillows by smouldering and flaming ignition sources).
What Do I Do If the Overlay Gets a Puncture?
While it's rare that a Repose overlay develops a puncture, in the unlikely event of a puncture occurring in your overlay we recommend that you replace the Contur with a new one. There is no evidence to suggest that the same level of support is provided if Repose products are used after a puncture is repaired.
What Makes the Repose Trolley Mattress Overlay Stand Out?
The following key features and benefits of the Repose Trolley Mattress Overlay make it one of our top pressure relief overlay recommendations:
- Ideal if the patient is at risk to very high risk of developing pressure ulcers
- Effective pressure redistribution to prevent pressure ulcers
- Redistributes pressure across the whole surface for at-risk areas of the body
- Designed for use with a standard-sized hospital patient trolleys
- Improves comfort from pressure-related tissue damage (supervision advised for severe damage)
- Evenly distributes weight and pressure without losing shape
- Smart Valve Technology ensures optimal inflation for maximum comfort and pressure ulcer prevention
- Inflates in seconds with the provided pump for quick and convenient use
- Latex-free pressure relief overlay for improved comfort and versatility
- Tested to conform with BS: 7175 Crib Test 5 (Methods of test for the ignitability of bed covers and pillows by smouldering and flaming ignition sources)
Please note that, if deterioration in skin is noted, clinical advice should be sought and, if so advised, the use of the product discontinued. This product is not suitable for individuals with unstable spinal fractures.