APP PAD (Alternating Pressure Pad System)


APP Pads



The Invacare CareGuard Alternating Pressure Pad System with Pump is therapeutic device designed to aid in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers by alternately inflating and deflating air cells. With the ability to choose variable pressure settings, users are provided with superior comfort without the worry of developing bed sores. Ideal for use in hospitals, nursing homes or in the comfort of your own home, this Alternating Pressure Pad, or APP, is easy to use and maintain.


The Invacare CareGuard Alternating Pressure System, easily adapts to a mattress with easy to adjust corner straps. The simple to install, easy to clean surface accommodates 250 pounds and features four large 2 inch thick bladders inside reversible polyurethane foam mattress core. The Invacare CareGuard Alternating Pressure System #CG9701 is not only easy to use but inexpensive to maintain.




  • The pressure of the pump can be adjusted to provide maximum effectiveness and pressure relief for the patient
  • The pressure can be adjusted with a range from 1 to 8, with 1 being the lowest pressure setting
  • The pump will cycle every 5 minutes inflating and deflating the 2 air chambers
  • Therapeutic and comfortable
  • Helps prevent and treat pressure ulcers
  • Advanced pump technology
  • Alternately inflates and deflates air cell
  • Variable pressure
  • Pump can be mounted on bed
  • Long end flaps secure pad to mattress
  • Latex-free

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