Renting A Hospital Bed FAQ
What is a standard electric hospital bed?
The standard electric hospital bed is an electrically controlled profiling bed. This means that you can adjust the position of the bed using a handheld control. This is particularly helpful for someone who is spending a lot of time in bed as they can sit up or elevate their legs if needed. An electric profiling bed is also helpful for care assistants to have greater access to the client.
What is a low entry bed?
A low entry bed is a standard electric hospital bed that can be lowered to 23cm. If a person is prone to falling out of the bed, they can be lowered right down to 23cm and if necessary safety mats can also be added. A low entry bed can be set at a height anywhere between 23cm and 63cm.
What is a bariatric bed?
A bariatric bed is a hospital bed that has been designed for larger users or for people who want a wider bed. A bariatric bed is 4ft wide and they extremely robust holding a weight of up to 45 stone.
Is a mattress supplied with a bed rental?
Yes, our standard low/medium risk mattress is included as standard. If you need a higher risk mattress or an air mattress that can also be arranged. Please call us on 1890 989 353 for more information.
Do I have to assemble the bed myself?
No. Our engineer will do that for you. Your bed will be installed and our engineer will also demonstrate how to use the bed correctly. Just make sure that you have cleared the space for him to assemble the bed before he arrives.
Can I extend the bed rental period?
Yes, you can extend it. This is no problem at all but please let us know prior to your rental period ending. You will be charged per week for the additional period you need the bed until you decide you do not need it anymore.