Gel Mattress Overlay

Gel Mattress Overlay

When To Order:

A gel mattress overlay is a prevention product for pressure ulcers (bed sore). It is a twin-size overlay and can be used on a hospital bed or a standard home bed.

Medical Documentation:

The clinical care team needs to document in the individual’s medical record the following:

  • Individual is completely immobile, has limited mobility or has any pressure ulcer on trunk or pelvis.
  • Individual has impaired nutritional status, fecal / urinary incontinence, altered sensory perception or compromised circulatory status.

The individual’s provider (MD, DO, NP or PA) must complete a written order