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Apex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief Cushion

Apex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief Cushion
 Apex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief CushionApex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief Cushion 
  • Lightweight pressure relief cushion designed for 24-hour patient care
  • Suitable for patients at high to very high risk of pressure sore development
  • Hybrid foam and air design reduces the risk of 'bottoming out'
  • Supplied with a protective high moisture vapour transmission cover




Our Price:  £206.66
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Brand:  Apex Medical
Pressure Relief Level:  Very High Risk

Apex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief Cushion

For patients requiring 24-hour pressure care, dynamic pressure relieving seating is often needed to be used in conjunction with a pressure relief mattress. The Apex Sedens 410 Alternating Air Pressure Relief Cushion is a lightweight hybrid cushion designed to provide alternating pressure therapy, and is suitable for use by patients at high to very high risk of pressure sore development.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Apex Sedens 410 Pressure Relief Cushion
  • 1 x Pump with Mains Power Operation
  • 1 x Fire Retardant Cover

Who Can Benefit from the Sedens 410 Pressure Relief Cushion?

This cushion is designed for patients who require 24-hour pressure care, representing a supportive complementary device to their existing pressure relief mattress. With this cushion, patients will be able to be transferred from bed to chair with peace of mind that powerful pressure relief will still be provided.

How Long Is the Air Feed Pipe?

The pipe which feeds air to this pressure relief cushion is just under one meter long (95cm). This should give you plenty of length to put the pump on the floor and out of the way.

How Does This Cushion Provide Pressure Relief?

This cushion primarily provides pressure relief through six air cells with foam encased, designed to function as a one-piece hybrid pad. These cells will slowly inflate and deflate with the use of the included pump, ensuring no area of the buttocks is subject to pressure for more than a few minutes. Through this alternating air process, the risk of pressure sore development is greatly reduced.

Why is This a 'Hybrid' Cushion?

This cushion is made with a hybrid design, meaning that it includes both a supportive foam component and alternating air cells. This design is ideal for 24 hour care, as it ensures that 'bottoming out' is avoided while the patient is sitting for long periods.

What is 'Bottoming Out'?

'Bottoming Out' is the term used to describe when a cushion or mattress begins to fold under the weight of the user, causing a small portion of the patient's body to come into contact with the surface below. This can be a dangerous situation for patients at high pressure sore risk, which is why the hybrid design of this cushion is beneficial.

Is This Cushion Suitable for Wheelchair Use?

This cushion is designed primarily for use in care homes, hospitals and residential care environments. There is a similar version of this cushion that is battery-powered and designed for use in wheelchairs, called the Apex Sedens 500 Pressure Relief Alternating Air Wheelchair Cushion.

Bulk Pack Available at a Reduced Price!

Some medical facilities such as care homes and hospitals may require pressure relief cushions for multiple patients, but ordering these cushions individually can be costly. For these customers, we offer a Bulk Pack of Five Sedens 410 Cushions at a reduced price per cushion.

Which Pump Does This Cushion Use?

This cushion uses the same powerful, yet nearly silent, pump that is included with the Apex Domus 3 Pressure Relief Alternating Air Mattress Overlay. This makes these two products uniquely suited to use as a 24 hour pressure care system, as the pump can be switched between the two whenever pressure care is needed to be transferred between seating and bedding.

How Does the Sedens 410 Assist with Pressure Care Plans?

The versatility of this pressure relief cushion makes it ideal as a part of complex or 24 hour pressure care plan. When used in conjunction with other Apex Medical products such as the Domus 3 mentioned above, pressure care can cover multiple areas of the patient's life without the repeated costs that can come from buying multiple pumps.

Is This Pressure Relief Cushion Supplied with a Cover?

Yes, this cushion is supplied with a cover that is designed to protect the cushion while enhancing comfort and reducing shear and friction for the patient. The cover is Crib 7 fire retardant, with high moisture vapour transmission that enhances breathability while wicking moisture away from the user. Seams are welded, ensuring maximum resistance to fluid ingress.

How Stable Is This Cushion?

Sliding and instability can be a concern for pressure relief cushions, as patients often lack the postural support to ensure they stay in the correct position. That's why this cushion is designed with a non-slip base, helping it stay in position to provide peace of mind to the patient and carer alike.

Is There a Maximum User Weight for the Sedens 410?

Due to the strong materials used in the Sedens 410 Pressure Relief Cushion, there is no weight limit. Carers must ensure that the cushion is properly sized to the individual, as if the cushion is too small for the patient's buttocks, the pressure relief capabilities will be compromised.

Which Wheelchairs Can the Cushion Be Used With?

The Apex Sedens Cushion can be used with virtually any wheelchair. This includes those with fabric or canvas seat bases, as well as those with a firm or solid seat base. It can also be used with self-propelled, manual, electric and transit wheelchairs.

Technical Information

  • Cushion Dimensions (WxLxD): 44 x 41 x 9cm
  • Cell height: 7.6cm
  • Cushion weight 1.11kg
  • Flame retardancy: EN 597 - 1 and EN 597 - 2
  • Cover material: Stretch PU polyester
  • Cell material: Nylon PU
  • Base material: Non-slip PU Polyester
  • Pump dimensions (WxLxD): 29 x 18.5 x 12.6cm
  • Pump weight: 2.2kg
  • Power supply: ACC 220 - 240V, 50Hz
  • Air feed pipe length: 95cm
  • Cycle time: 9.6 minutes (at 230V)

This Item Is Not Returnable On Grounds Of Hygiene

Please note, Medical Supplies is dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of hygiene for all of its products and for this reason this item is non-refundable and non-returnable if unsuitable or unwanted on grounds of hygiene.

If you have any questions regarding this returns policy, please contact our Medical Supplies Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0593 for further details.

Delivery - Free UK Mainland Delivery

This item is usually delivered in 1-3 working days. Occasionally this product is subject to longer delivery times, for more information about stock levels and delivery times please call our Customer Service Team on 020 7501 0593.

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