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An alternating air mattress replacement system that consists of a single set of 18 support cells sat on a covered foam base. The supplier states that the mattress is suitable for people at very high risk of pressure injuries or have existing tissue damage (pressure ulcer grade 1 to 4). It is available in one size only.

General Details

Caution: Pressure Cushions & Mattresses

• All pressure reduction products must be monitored to prevent 'bottoming out'. This occurs when the user's weight bears down so hard on the product material that it is flattened and the bony parts are pressed against the surface below the cushion or mattress. Where bottoming out occurs even with correct use (e.g. correct inflation levels), a different product may need to be considered.

• Sometimes, due to the user deteriorating, the product may become unsuitable. Continuous monitoring is necessary and alternative products may be recommended.

• There are many things to consider when selecting pressure care products including nutrition, skin moisture, level of mobility, age shear, friction, location of pressure ulcer (if present) and hygiene. Any comments regarding level of pressure care is a suggestion made by suppliers as a guide to assist with selection, and this may differ from brand to brand. When selecting pressure care products it is strongly advised that a comprehensive assessment is undertaken by a health professional to encourage correct product selection and monitoring of product effectiveness.

Extra product information

Very high risk

Full replacement system

Adjustable weight settings

Designed for users at very high risk, or have existing tissue damage (pressure ulcer grade 1 to 4)

Manual adjustment to user's body shape and position for optimum
pressure care

Dynamic therapy alternating action for lower interface pressures and gentle capillary stimulation.

Humidity management to help prevent tissue breakdown and skin maceration

Enhanced shear and friction protection
PU cover to prevent fluid ingress and internal mattress contamination

Cover is easy to remove for easier cleaning
Clinically effective against bacteria/viruses, with proven resistance to MRSA

Waterproof with high vapor permeability for improved infection control

Fire retardant to Standards BS7175 Crib 5

Static Mode enables stable surface for safer patient transfers & handling

Clear and simple controls reduces need for complex training

External air filters for easier maintenance

Removable quick release cells and connectors for lower cost servicing

Quick access CPR for emergency mattress deflation

The mattress cover can be wipe down or completely removed and laundered up to 95°C to aid decontamination protocols


Apollo Healthccare Technologies / UK


2 years



Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Models / Specifications

Model Apollo 5 Plus: Alternating air mattress replacement

  • Depth Overall 170 mm
  • Height Overall 200 cm
  • Height of Pump 25.8 cm
  • Supply voltage of Pump 0.0 V
  • Width Overall 880 mm
  • Weight of Pump 2.4 kg
  • Load Capacity (supplier stated) 40 kg - 190.5 kg
  • Number of Air Cells 18 units
  • Weight Overall 3.5 kg


Contact listed suppliers to confirm features, options and models available.


  • Mattress cover:
    • polyurethane / PU


  • Mattress Materials:
    • foam
    • polyurethane air cells

Type of mattress

  • Type of Mattress:
    • Mattress replacement

Suppliers (2)

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Apollo Healthcare Technologies (Wangara)

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Surgical House (Osborne Park)

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