Carefree Overlay

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Carefree Overlay


  • Offering excellent pressure reduction, comfort and support.
  • Improves patient comfort and maintains skin integrity by reducing shear and friction forces whilst aiding infection control.
  • Does not require turning or rotating, significantly minimising manual handling issues.
  • Available in 5cmH and 10cmH single or double sizes to provide flexible care options.
  • Additional sizes available on request.
  • Assisting with infection control


Pressure reducing, castellated foam overlay to be used on top of a standard mattress.
The Carefree Overlay comprises of a castellated foam to help provide pressure reduction.
The mattress overlay is ideal for patients considered to be up to a medium risk of pressure ulcer development.

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Technical Specification

Product Code
Single: UPRF3478-2 (2” overlay)
Single: UPRF3478 (4” overlay)
Double: UPRF5478-2 (2” overlay)
Double: UPRF5478 (4” overlay)

Risk Category
Up to medium

Max User Weight
21 stone | 135 kg (2” overlay)
26 stone | 165 kg (4” overlay)

2 Years (foam and cover)

Mattress Dimensions
Single: 86 x 198 x 5cm (34 x 78 x 2”)
Single: 86 x 198 x 10cm (34 x 78 x 4”)
Double: 137 x 198 x 5cm (54 x 78 x 2”)
Double: 137 x 198 x 10cm (54 x 78 x 4”)

Product Weight
3kg – 8.5kg

Foam Density
29-31 kg/m3

Nominal hardness
95-115 Newtons

Fatigue Class

Fire Retardancy
Source 0, 1 BS 7177

Can withstand up to 10,000 ppm chlorine (to be used in conjunction with local infection control guidelines) (can be laundered up to 84⁰C)

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