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    Medacure Adjustable Bariatric Hospital Bed - 750lbs Cap

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    The Medacure Adjustable Bariatric Hospital Bed is designed to provide maximum comfort and support for individuals up to 750 lbs. Perfect for at-hom...

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    Drive Medical Delta Low Ultra Light Full Electric Bed

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    Key Specs: Hand crank Weight capacity: 450 lbs. Extends from 80” – 84” Comes With: Full electric bed Foot panels Hand pendant with large bu...

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    Medacure Adjustable Height Bariatric Hospital Bed & Built in Scale

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    Medacure Adjustable Height Bariatric Hospital Bed & Built-in Scale, designed to provide superior comfort and support for at-home care for indiv...

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    Ultra Low Electric Homecare Hospital Bed and Memory Foam Mattress - Expandable Width

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    Introducing the Expandable Width Ultra Low Long Term Care Bed, a state-of-the-art solution designed to provide unparalleled comfort, safety, and fl...

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    Ultra Low Electric Homecare Hospital Bed - Expandable Width

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    Introducing the Expandable Width Ultra Low Long Term Care Bed, a state-of-the-art solution designed to provide unparalleled comfort, safety, and fl...

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    Medacure Full Electric Hospital Bed Ultra Low

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    The Full Electric Hospital Bed Ultra Low by Medacure is the ultimate at-home care solution for those who require the comfort and support of a hospi...

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    Medacure Super Low Full Electric Hospital Bed

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    The Super Low Full Electric Hospital Bed is a medical-grade bed designed for patients who require additional support and comfort while recuperating...

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A low hospital bed, often referred to as a low-profile or low-rise hospital bed, is specifically designed to ensure patient safety and ease of use. These beds are typically adjustable, allowing them to be positioned significantly lower to the ground than standard hospital beds. This can help minimize the risk of injury from falls and provide easier access for patients with mobility issues.

Types of Low-Profile Hospital Beds

Low hospital beds come in various types to meet the diverse needs of patients. Some models are electric, allowing for easy adjustment of height and positioning with just the push of a button. These low-height electric hospital beds are ideal for both patients and caregivers, as they offer convenience and precision. There are also low bariatric hospital beds designed to support higher weight capacities while still providing low-profile benefits. Manual low beds and semi-electric beds are another option, offering cost-effective solutions without sacrificing safety and functionality. Ultra-low hospital beds can go even lower than standard low beds, offering the utmost in fall prevention and accessibility.

Who Are Low Beds Good For?

Low hospital beds are particularly beneficial for elderly individuals,  as lowering the bed can minimize the risk of injury from accidental falls. These beds are also excellent for patients with mobility issues, with the lower height making it easier to get in and out of bed. Additionally, patients recovering from surgery or those with chronic conditions that impact movement capabilities may find low hospital beds to be an accommodating option. These beds provide a safer, more accessible environment, promoting independence and reducing the need for assistance.

How Low Does a Hospital Bed Go?

The answer varies depending on the model, but typically, a low hospital bed can be lowered to about 8 to 12 inches off the ground. Some ultra-low hospital beds can even go as low as 7 inches, while the Medacure Super Low Electric Hospital Bed goes as low as 3.9 inches. This minimal height is crucial for enhancing patient safety and makes it easier for caregivers to assist patients without straining themselves.

How to Lower a Hospital Bed

Learning how to lower a hospital bed is an important aspect of ensuring patient safety and comfort. For electric models, the process is straightforward – simply use the remote control or built-in panel to adjust the bed's height. Most electric low hospital beds come with clearly labeled buttons for raising and lowering the bed. For manual models, you will typically find a crank or lever at the foot or side of the bed. By turning the crank or adjusting the lever, you can lower the bed to the desired height. It’s important to make these adjustments slowly and carefully to avoid sudden movements that could startle or harm the patient.

Low hospital beds offer a fantastic solution for improving patient safety and accessibility. Whether you're looking for a low-height hospital bed for fall prevention, an electric model for ease of use, or a bariatric bed for additional support, there are numerous options available to meet your needs. Understanding the benefits and functionalities of these models can help you choose the right hospital bed, ensuring comfort and safety for the patient.

 

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