Everything You Need to Know About Hospital Beds
Are you looking for a hospital bed for your home for a loved one? Hospital beds are a great way to increase independence while ensuring that your loved one stays safe. This blog will look at some of the benefits of owning a hospital bed, the features they include, and will also showcase some of our most popular hospital bed options.
The Benefits of Owning a Hospital Bed
There are many benefits to owning a hospital bed. From safety to compatibility, keep reading to learn more about some of these benefits!
One of the biggest benefits of owning a hospital bed is the increased safety for the user. While the patient is in bed the bed can be moved around on wheels with locking mechanisms. This means that you can transfer the patient to different rooms and rest easy that the bed will not move when the wheels are locked.
Another added safety that comes with hospital beds is the ability to easily adjust the patient’s position and the height of the bed. This makes transferring the patient to a wheelchair, or other transfer device, simple, easy, and safe!
Our hospital beds also include an added safety feature of optional full or half rails. This means that you can relax knowing that the user is not at risk of falling out of the bed during the day or night!
Hospital beds make a great addition to your home because they are compatible with other home health care devices. When a patient is in a hospital bed, it is easier to transfer them to a wheelchair, rollator, bed table, or other transfer devices. This is due to the fact that the bed’s position can easily be changed which means easier, and safer, transfers.
Another great benefit of owning a hospital bed is that it makes a caretaker or care givers job much easier. Not only are hospital beds easy to move, they are also easy to reposition for safe and simple patient transfers!
Hospital beds are extremely easy to adjust. Many hospital beds are available in a powered version that can be controlled with the touch of a button. This means that the user can adjust themselves and does not have to rely on a caregiver or caretaker to adjust the bed for them. This added freedom can help improve independence. Adjustable positioning allows the user to increase the backrest elevation to up to 90 degrees. The lower part of the bed can also be adjusted which can help increase comfort and circulation in the lower limbs.
Hospital beds are very comfortable. At ADAPT Home Health Care, our hospital bed packages include upgraded therapeutic mattresses. These mattresses are pressure redistribution foam mattresses which means that they can help to prevent bed ulcers. Our hospital beds are also adjustable which means that the user can easily change the height that they would like their head or feet to be at and they can sit up with the push of a button. Not only is this great for comfort, but it also can help with swelling, circulation, acid reflux, respiration issues, and sleep apnea.
Drive Hospital Bed
The Drive Hospital Bed we are featuring is the Delta Ultra-Light 1000. This hospital bed includes:
- Full-electric system with self contained light and quiet motor
- Wood grain scratch resistant boards with a taller headboard than footboard
- Label and colour coded springs for easy installation of side rails
- Hand control with adjustment up to 9 full cycles
- Optional safety tested full or half length rails
Drive Hospital Bed Mattress
The Drive Hospital Bed Mattress we are featuring is their highest quality therapeutic mattress. This mattress has many benefits including:
- Three full layers of latex free foam which provides pressure redistribution and friction reduction
- High density foam edges to help with safe patient transfers
- Removable multi-stretch fluid resistant cover
If you’re looking for a hospital bed and hospital bed mattress for your loved one, the Drive series is a great purchase! Contact us today to learn more.
Invacare Hospital Bed
The Invacare Hospital Bed that we are featuring is the 5411IVC Full-Electric Bed. This hospital bed has many features including:
- Universal bed ends that are scratch resistant and easy to clean
- Rubber casters to prevent floor marking
- Low voltage compact waterproof motor that is quiet and effective
- Color coded connections and double insulated wiring
- Optional full or half length rails
The Invacare® Solace® Prevention Series Mattresses
The Invacare Solace Prevention Series Mattresses are available in single or dual layered foam and in four different models. These mattresses have many benefits including:
- Minimize risk of pressure ulcers
- Zoned top layer for more surface area for patient support
- Softer head and heel sections
Each of the four Invacare mattresses become more catered as you move up the line. If you’re not sure which option is right for your loved one, contact the experts at ADAPT Home Health Care today. We’ll ensure you get the perfect mattress that will keep your loved one happy, safe, and comfortable.
HALSA Bed & HALSA Bed Plus
HALSA is a brand of hospital beds from Permobile. These hospital beds feature several options that prove why it is the premium choice. The HALSA Beds have many beneficial features including:
- Exceptionally low positioning option
- Dual posts to increase stability at any height
- Boards available in Maple or Mahogany
- Trendelenburg/Reverse Trendelenburg (Standard)
- Removable composite deck
- Rolls at any height
- Emergency back-up battery
- Quiet motor
- 3 locking casters and 1 direction caster
- Receptacle for a trapeze bar
- Receptacles for IV holder stems
- Easy to disassemble
- Large caster options available
The HALSA Bed Plus comes with an increased weight capacity and the option for width expansion! If you’d like to learn more about HALSA hospital beds, an expert at ADAPT Home Health Care can help!
ADAPT Home Health Care: Gore Location
If you’re looking for a hospital bed in brampton, our Gore location can help! Gore Pharmacy is a full service community pharmacy that has been serving Brampton for 10 years. Our team is knowledgeable, experienced, and can help you find the perfect home health care item for you or your loved ones. We specialize in Lymphedema, Hospital beds, Rollators, Compression SocksBracing, Custom Bracing, and Bathroom Safety. We have electric adjustable beds, full electric hospital beds, and many other hospital beds for sale for your home. If you’re looking for a hospital bed, contact the experts at ADAPT Home Health Care.