The BackBone™ is available in 3 sizes.
Standard: Fits most people between 4’8” and 6’.5” and up to 230lbs
Dimensions: 27” L x 12” W. 2” at front tips to 5” towards back
Large: Thicker but not longer. Fits people with larger/heavier body frames
between 230 and 330 lbs and most heights between 4’8” to 6′.5″ tall.
Dimensions: 27” L x 12” W. 2.35” at front tips to 6.5” towards back.
Bariatric (XXL) : Thicker AND Longer for extra large body sizes greater than 300lbs and up to 600lbs. Most heights between 4’8” to 6′.5″ tall.
Dimensions: 29” L x 18” W. 2.5” at front tips to 8” towards back.
Material: Inner Core: High resolution medium density foam
Support layer: Pressure distributive high density memory foam
Latex Free – Hypoallergenic
Cover: The BackBone™ is covered with Chemflex II coated polyurethane fabric. Chemflex II is a high efficiency antimicrobial treated and moisture resistant medical fabric, similar to what is used to cover gurney pads and medical mattresses. It provides soft, flexible and breathable comfort against your skin, but its tough against microbes and moisture. The Backbone™ can be disinfected using any institutional wipe (including hydrogen peroxides, chlorine bleach and alcohol based wipes) and can be rinsed under soap and water.
The non-skid version has an rubber slide resistant back, suitable for use over low air loss mattresses.
Do not launder. Do not submerge in fluid. The Backbone™ the cover is sewn closed without zipper. Latex free. Accessory fitted pillow case available. (standard pillow case not recommended). To learn more about Chemflex II fabric, see our download section.
Care: Easy to clean with disinfectant wipes or rinse under soap and water. Simple to place, versatile and long lasting.
• If your person is on a low air loss mattress with high air flow, please contact Jewell Nursing Solutions to learn more about our non-skid version.
• Do not submerge. Do not put in washing machine. If accidentally submerged in body excrement for more than a few minutes, we recommend to discard the The BackBone™.