Did you Check Your Mattress Lately
When was the last time you replaced your facilities foam mattresses?
Mattress is a breeding ground for bacteria. This is a good place to start your infection control.
Be sure to check your mattress thoroughly. This means checking the cover as well as unzipping and checking the mattress itself. If you need help to get this done efficient and have full documentation of your mattress fleet, Novis team can provide a mattress audit on site to make sure your mattresses help your users to sleep sound, safe and on hygienic surfaces.
Check your mattress health lately? Is it torn or worn? Is the cover still in good shape to provide a hygienic surface to minimise wound infection? Our Foam Mattress Health Checklist can help guiding you through some essential areas to check if it is time to replace or repair your mattresses.
How old is the foam your residents are sleeping on? Most of Novis foam mattresses come with a 5 year warranty on the foam and 2 years on the cover.
Signs it is time to replace your foam:
- You can’t clearly read all the labels
- The cover is faded or stretched
- The cover delaminated or come apart
- The stitching is not intact
- The mattress has less than two layer foam
- The foam is stained
- The cover torn or ripped
- The cover cannot be removed to clean
- The cover has stains
- The mattress smells or has visible mould
- The foam has lost its elasticity
If you answer YES to two or more of the above, contact Novis to see how we can help you.