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Invacare Softform Premier Maxiglide Mattress

  • 247.6Kg weight limit
  • For high risk users
  • Castellated foam
  • Pressure relief
  • Patented Glide layer
  • Polyurethane cover


The Invacare Softform Premier Maxiglide high-specification foam mattress offers a new and innovative glide mechanism that significantly reduces shear and friction forces when used with an electric profiling bed. 

The patented design of the mattress allows the top surface to provide excellent pressure redistributing properties along with a high level of comfort and support, whilst the base of the mattress uniquely separates to conform to the bedframe. 

The Softform Premier Maxiglide is suitable for use with those who are considered to be at ‘very high risk’ of developing pressure ulcers.

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Softform Premier Maxiglide mattress features

softform premier maxiglide mattress

Polyurethane stretch cover

Two-way stretch, vapour-permeable and waterproof polyurethane cover with high frequency welded seams and a full length flap concealing the zip.

softform premier maxiglide mattress

Glide layer

Significantly lower shear and friction forces when combined with an electric profiling bed.

softform premier maxiglide mattress

Castellated foam insert

Deep-contoured insert pad constructed from ‘keyhole’ cut castellated foam cells, which move independently to maximise the body contact area and optimise pressure reduction.

softform premier maxiglide mattress

Modular design

Enables easy replacement of all parts, increasing product longevity.

Effective pressure ulcer prevention

The Softfoam Premier Maxiglide by Invacare comes with an excellent pressure reducing surface that lowers the risk of developing pressure ulcers while still providing a high level of comfort and support. The bottom surface of the mattress uniquely profiles with the bed frame while the top surface remains with the patient.

It is equipped with a pressure ulcer prevention feature – an excellent pressure reducing surface, designed to maximise the body contact area and help prevent the causes of pressure ulcers. 

For high risk users

A must get mattress for anyone that is considered to be at a very high risk of developing a pressure ulcer.

Reduces the need for manual handling

The profiling mattress maximises the benefits of an electric profiling bed, delivering improved positioning whilst reducing the requirement for repositioning the client.

Multi-stretch cover

The mattress cover is multi-stretch and conforms to the deeply contoured castellations on the upper surface of the mattress, minimising rucking and further reducing the potential for tissue damage.

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Key features of the Softfoam Premier Maxiglide Mattress:

  • Strikethrough Resistant Technology: the mattress comes with an optional strikethrough resistant technology (SRT) cover. This makes the mattress more shielded to damage, thereby increasing its lifespan.
  • Modular construction: it features modular construction that makes replacement of all part of the mattress easy.
  • Deep-contoured insert pad: the Softfoam Premier Maxiglide features a deep-contoured insert pad made from “keyhole” cut castellated foam cells.
  • Reduces the need for manual handling risk: this profiling mattress optimizes the benefits of electric profiling.
  • The cover is resistant to fluid ingress: features include two-way stretch, vapour-permeable and waterproof polyurethane cover.
  • Does not require turning or rotating: mattress does not require turning or rotating, significantly reducing manual handling risk.

Softform Premier Maxiglide Mattress specifications

WIDTH800, 830, 855, 880, 900 mm
HEIGHT152 mm
LENGTH1900, 1970, 200, 203, 210 cm

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Preventing pressure ulcers

It can be challenging to prevent pressure ulcers completely, but there are some things you or your care team can do to reduce the risk. These include:

  • Regularly changing your position – if you’re unable to change position yourself, a relative or carer will need to help you
  • Checking your skin every day for early signs and symptoms of pressure ulcers – this will be done by your care team if you’re in a hospital or care home
  • Have a healthy, balanced diet that contains enough protein and a good variety of vitamins and minerals – if you’re concerned about your diet or caring for someone whose diet may be poor, ask your GP or healthcare team for a referral to a dietitian
  • Stopping smoking – smoking makes you more likely to get pressure ulcers because of the damage caused to blood circulation

If you’re in a hospital or care home, your healthcare team should be aware of the risk of developing pressure ulcers. They should carry out a risk assessment, monitor your skin and use preventative measures, such as regular repositioning.

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