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Good night sleep is important and for those with medical needs that require the use of a hospital bed, sleep is doubly important. Not only do hospital beds allow for a good night sleep, but they can also help prevent medical issues such as skin breakdowns or bedsores. Since there are many different varieties on the market with different options, how do you go about picking one that benefits you? We here at HPFY have compiled five of the best-selling hospital beds this year to help you choose.
It may seem confusing and complicated to choose the proper hospital bed you may need. Believe it or not, it’s easier than you think. The first thing you need to consider is access for any aide or healthcare worker. Other factors include cost, performance, and last but not least comfort. While cost may be a determining factor, you should weigh the cost against the many potential benefits of owning a hospital bed can provide. When looking for a hospital or home care bed the most common types are:
These are the most cost-effective and are recommended for when a healthcare attendant is available since the bed uses manual cranks to adjust the height and move the head up and down.
This type of hospital bed is adjusted by pressing buttons on a control pad and may be suitable when an aide is not available and the patient can manipulate the buttons by themselves. Full electric bed can also be raised and lowered to make getting in and out of bed easier.
With the same two motors of a fully electric bed to raise and lower the feet and head, these hospital beds use a manual crank to lower or raise the height of the bed. It can be the best of both worlds with lower cost and greater comfort or ease.
Other options you may want to look into are a low-rise hospital bed that can benefit those who may have trouble getting in and out of bed or a bariatric hospital bed for heavier patients.
When choosing your hospital/home bed, wouldn’t it be nice to know what beds others thought were great? We have compiled the five best-selling hospital beds during 2020 and they include:
NOA Medical Light Hospital Bed is fully adjustable. The four motors provides residents with comfort positioning at the head and foot area, as well as height adjustment. It includes High-Impact head and foot boards with quick release. It is a high/low bed system that quickly rises from a low of 8.5 inches to a high of 25 inches. Has a sturdy slat deck providing a solid sleep surface and mattress ventilation.
|NOA Medical Light Hospital Bed|
Invacare IVC Semi-Electric Homecare Bed is a semi-electric hospital bed that uses motorized positioning of the upper body and knees through the ergonomic hand pendant. It has reinforced steel sections and high-impact bed ends to increase the durability and lifespan of the bed. A manual crank located at the foot end of the bed aid in the adjustment of bed frame height for caregiver assistance. The bed frame can safely support a patient up to 350 lbs.
|Invacare IVC Semi-Electric Homecare Bed|
With a quiet and smooth electric motor that operates the head and foot sections of the bed, this hospital bed can be the solution for someone who may need a hospital bed at home or in a nursing care facility. Its construction is strong and lightweight and the single crank elevates and lowers the overall height of this hospital bed.
|Drive Semi Electric Single Crank Hospital Bed|
Drive Medical Delta Ultra-Light 1000 Full-Electric Low Bed is a fully electric and comfortable hospital bed and is ideal for anyone who needs a hospital-style bed at home. The bed’s self-contained motor and foot area keep it more lightweight and portable. The newly improved hand pendant allows patients and caregivers to adjust the bed easily. This home care bed comes with a 9-volt battery backup that enables bed adjustments in the case of sudden power failure. It has labels and color-coded springs to ensure the accurate installation of side rails for patient safety.
|Drive Medical Delta Ultra-Light 1000 Full-Electric Low Bed|
Medline Basic Lightweight Homecare Bed is easy to use and transport with a foot section that weighs just 42 lbs (19 kgs). It has a convenient DC motor box that snaps off quickly, making delivery, set-up and routine maintenance easier. Its headspring supports recessed to resist pinching and injuries while the foot assembly recessed to reduce chance of pinching.
|Medline Basic Lightweight Homecare Bed|
With all the options available, there should be no problem choosing a hospital/home bed that fits the bill. Work closely with your doctor or therapist to determine what options are important for your specific case. Remember, be honest so you get the options you need without spending for options you don’t need.
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Kevin Cleary has been a Health Products For You contributor for many years and has a degree in marketing. His health and wellness journey has a very personal meaning and has guided him in his content writing for HPFY.
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