A number of studies have been undertaken to consider the clinical and financial benefits of using the Softform Premier Active. It has also been documented as part of a study that successfully healed up to Grade IV pressure ulcers.
The Softform Premier has a long heritage in the in the acute and community environment and there have been various reviews of its performance for the prevention and healing of pressure ulcers.
Strikethrough Resistant Technology (SRT) is a polyurethane-coated specialist textile that has been developed in collaboration by Dartex and Invacare to offer unbeatable chemical and abrasion resistance for mattress covers in a medical setting. Mattress life is extended and cover replacement costs at audit are vastly reduced. SRT ensures safe infection control for the patient and can make significant financial savings to a NHS Trust budget.
The Maxxcare Pro Heel Boot has shown it can be an effective solution for wound healing, as its unique design allows for heel offloading. (NICE 2014). The boot has shown excellent patient compliance and is used for both the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.
The Softform Premier Original is a high specification foam mattress suitable for high risk patients. The foam interface pad has Invacare's unique foam cut castellations enabling pressure redustribtion away from bony prominences, and they reduce the effect of pressure damage from shear forces. see how the Softform Premier Original is being used as the static surface of choice when the requirement is for high specification foam.