It's OK to hit pause, but it is also important to keep moving. Regularly changing positions is critical in preventing bed sores. A medical sheepskin can help prevent bed sores, but it is not a substitute for good nursing care.
The hair of a sheep is called wool or fleece. The natural fiber has many amazing properties that go beyond just providing a soft cushion. The fleece of a medical sheepskin helps to wick moisture away from the body and promote airflow.