Buyers¹ guide covers all aspects of purchasing adjustable beds

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Specialised beds are an important item of kit in most care settings. Operators of care homes providing nursing and/or intermediate care will find that using suitable adjustable beds will maximise their clients¹ independence and reduce the amount of time staff spend in manual handling. At the same time, operators are keen to provide beds that impart a welcoming, homely and non-institutional feel to a room. Choosing a bed can be a difficult decision in terms of features, functions and of course finance. Nursing bed specialists Bakare have produced a Guide to Buying an Adjustable Bed. While promoting Bakare¹s own range of 57 beds and mattresses, the guide summarises the main points which should be considered when selecting a bed for use within a care environment. The guide describes and informs on all the aspects of care beds ­ on height adjustment, profiling accessibility and transferring, and siderails. For individuals considering acquiring a specialised bed for health or incapacity reasons, the Guide urges

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