Basic Mattresses for Hospital Beds for sale at LA Hospital Beds. We offer a wide selection of various mattresses with different levels of comfort. Firm and Soft comfort levels available. Basic Mattresses are great for hospital bed users who are actively in and out of bed. They are affordable and functional with any hospital bed. A basic hospital bed mattress would not be recommended for someone who spends a majority of the day in bed. These beds do not reduce friction and can build up pressure on patients, resulting in the development of bed sores. Bed Sores are very serious and can lead to serious skin infections. For patient who spend a majority of the day in bed, we recommend bed sore prevention mattresses as they are designed to prevent bed sores and reduce skin friction. For patients who have already developed a pressure sore please consider an air mattress for pressure sore treatment.