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Arjo Range Of Alternating Air Mattresses

Alpha Active
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For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Last updated: Feb 23 2018

Short Description

A range of alternating air mattress overlay or replacement systems made from durable nylon coated polyurethane. Can be operated either as an alternating cyclic or static model. The Alpha Active 3 is a mattress overlay. The Alpha Active 4 is a mattress replacement system. Suitable for people at medium to high risk of developing a pressure injury. For use in domestic or community care settings.

Additional Info

More Details

Structure
* Air mattress replacement system or overlay. The Alpha 4 is a mattress replacement system and the Alpha 3 comes in an overlay only set up
* Cells are made of durable nylon for ease of cleaning and bacterial resistance

Cover
* Active 3:
* Durable nylon Dartex 2 way stretch cover
* Water resistant, fire retardant
* Active 4:
* Durable nylon Dartex 2 way stretch top cover
* Water resistant and fire retardant
* Bottom cover is nylon coated knitted fabric. Both bottom and top covers are connected with press studs

Attachment
* Overlay sits on top of existing mattress
* Mattress replacement system comes with a foam mattress

Pump / Controls (for alternating air mattress overlays)
* Pump systems are separate to the mattress / mattress overlay
* The Active 3 and 4 have different pump operating systems
* Active 3:
* Operates with 2 modes of either static or alternating on a 12 minute cycle
* Pressure is set manually with a dial. Pump requires to be connected to power outlet
* Active 4:
* Operates with 2 modes of either static or alternating on a 10 or 20 minute cycle
* Cycles and pressure are set electronically. Has an auto-firm function for patient transfer and nursing care
* Electrically operated

Safety Features
* Warning visual and audio alarms for low pressure, power failure and pump fault
* Active 3 and Active 4 feature quick CPR deflate functions

Place Of Manufacture

United Kingdom

Models And Options

Models

Two models available
* Alpha Active 3 - a mattress overlay system
* Alpha Active 4 - a mattress replacement system

Main difference is the shape and set up of the modular cells (Active 4 are larger) and the automated features of the pump (Active 4 has greater automated functions)

Dimensions

Specification Active 3 Active 4
Height 125 mm 200 mm
Length 1950 mm 1950 mm
Load Capacity (supplier stated) 135 kg 400 kg
Weight (kg) Unknown Unknown
Width 850 or 900 mm 850 or 900 mm

Setup And Maintenance

Maintenance

Cleaning
* Hand wash cover
* Sponge wash cells

Requirements

Standards

Standards
Some assistive technology needs to meet Australian or other standards. Standards may relate to materials, manufacturing and installation. Products that meet Australian or international standards will have written certification. To find out if a product meets Australian Standards ask the supplier to show you the certificate. For more information about standards also see
http://at-aust.org/home/assistive_technology/standards.html

TGA
Many of the items on the Assistive Technology Australia website are categorised as a Medical Device. Medical devices that are approved for use in Australia have been entered into a national database called the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), which is maintained by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). You can ask the supplier for the ARTG number for the device you wish to purchase and search the ARTG for the entry. To access information on the ARTG visit www.tga.gov.au

When buying a medical device it is advisable to only choose a medical device that is recommended by a healthcare professional and has been included on the ARTG.

Additional Images

Alpha Active 4 Alpha Active 3

Suppliers

Arjo Australia Pty Ltd (prev ArjoHuntleigh) (H/O WA)
78 Forsyth St
O'connor
WA 6163
Australia
Sales: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Fax: 1800 009 077
Contact Person: Adrian Male (gen mgr)
Toll Free: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Email: AHACustomerService@arjo.com
Website: http://www.arjo.com/en-au/
Arjo Australia Pty Ltd (prev ArjoHuntleigh) (NSW)
Level 2, 4 Talavera Road
Macquarie Park
NSW 2113
Australia
Sales: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Fax: 1800 009 077
Contact Person: David
Toll Free: 1800 072 040
Email: enquiriesau@arjohuntleigh.com
Website: http://www.arjohuntleigh.com.au
Arjo Australia Pty Ltd (prev ArjoHuntleigh) (QLD)
Unit 1
205 Queensport Road North
Murarrie
QLD 4172
Australia
Sales: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Fax: 07 3390 6544
Toll Free: 1800 072 040
Email: enquiriesau@arjohuntleigh.com
Website: http://www.arjohuntleigh.com.au
Arjo Australia Pty Ltd (prev ArjoHuntleigh) (SA)
489 South Rd
Regency Park
SA 5010
Australia
Sales: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Fax: 08 8363 1833
Toll Free: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Email: enquiriesau@arjohuntleigh.com
Website: http://www.arjohuntleigh.com.au
Arjo Australia Pty Ltd (prev ArjoHuntleigh) (VIC)
10 / 1866 Princess Hwy
Clayton
VIC 3168
Australia
Sales: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Fax: 1800 009 077
Toll Free: 1800 072 040 (National Customer Care)
Email: enquiriesau@arjohuntleigh.com
Website: http://www.arjohuntleigh.com.au

Disclaimer

Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre New South Wales (ILCNSW), operating as Assistive Technology Australia, is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILCNSW (Assistive Technology Australia) for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.