When your loved ones spend a good part of their day in bed,
The time has come to introduce an appropriate bed frame and an antidecubitus mattress. To be chosen according to their specific needs.
For the prevention and treatment of stage I pressure sores.
The air bubbles alternately inflate and deflate by performing a gentle massage.
With interchangeable elements
For the prevention and treatment of stage II, III and IV pressure sores.
In case of long-term therapies and home therapies.
Made of polyurethane foam
As a replacement for or in addition to the "common" mattress, it allows optimal ventilation between mattress and patient.
Among its distinguishing features is the ability to provide differentiated densities in the head, trunk-basin and foot areas, responding with specificity to the needs for comfort, support and prevention of pressure sores.
Made of siliconized hollow fiber
Silicone hollow fiber mattresses are soft and elastic, resilient and breathable.
Due to their equidistribution of weight and high thermal insulation power, they are an excellent option of choice in the prevention of pressure sores
Patient comfort : Bed + Mattress
There are many features and functions that affect the comfort of patients and nurses, as well as ease of transport and safety. Below is a brief list of the main features that should be taken into account based on the type of patient and the type of care to be provided.
- Number of articulated bed sections, or joints
- Possible positions , Trendelenburg, sitting position, etc.
- Presence of a leg lifting mechanism
- Bed height: a very low bed, for example, will positively affect the autonomy of some patients.
Ergonomics for hospital staff:
Hospital staff comfort is also of paramount importance. Bed ergonomics also depend on certain bed features and functionality. Some of the most ergonomic beds include the following:
- Bed with electrically adjustable backrest
- Height adjustable bed with remote control
Easy bed handling
Hospital beds may have features that positively affect the ease of transporting the bedridden patient, such as from one place to another
- Pedal bed (pedals are accessible from each side and allow you to lock and unlock the wheels)
- Motorized mobile bed.
To increase patient safety and avoid the risk of falls, a medical bed may be equipped with:
- Removable barriers
- Very low bed, to limit the risk of serious injury in case of a fall
The cost of a hospital bed will of course depend on the type of bed and the options and accessories it has. Manual beds, for example, are for obvious reasons less expensive than electric beds and are a limited solution for patients who are likely to remain in the same position for a long time. Semi-electric beds, finally, represent an intermediate solution. The Virgo MOTORIZED electric bed from MIA MEDICAL ITALIA , In addition to a high level of safety and functionality, it offers exceptional value for money.
With its proven comfort level and elegant design, this bed fits perfectly into any setting.
The electric bed VIRGO is the ideal solution for The elderly person or the person with disabilities.
How to choose a medical bed for home care
Beds intended for home care may have different features and functionality than beds intended for hospitals. Companies offering these models often pay even greater attention to patient comfort and bed aesthetics. The main criteria to consider when selecting and purchasing a home care bed are described below.
Ease of use:
Some features facilitate the daily use of the bed, such as the electric drive of the frame joint, the ease of tilting the backrest, the width of the bed and so on.
Home care beds exist in a wide variety of designs, materials, and finishes (e.g., wood), so patients can choose a model that fits the style of their room.
In contrast to hospital beds, home care models also exist in a double size,
How to choose a hospital bed rental.
The characteristics of an electric hospital bed for hire are the same as those for purchase. The bed must enable medical personnel, attendants to perform care with less physical exertion.
The benefits of renting are numerous.
- Being able to choose a very advanced bed without an excessive financial expense.
- To be able to use a service for a specific time while waiting for the asl to deliver the health care materials.
- Have the aids in your home in a short period of time, often with a maximum of 24 hours.
What kind of mattress to choose for a hospital orthopedic bed
There are several factors to consider when choosing a hospital bed mattress, ranging from flexibility to thickness, washability to anti-decubitus properties.
The mattress should not be too stiff so that it can adapt to the different movements of the bed frame.
Patient comfort will depend largely on the thickness of the mattress. Should the patient need to spend more than 12 hours a day in bed, it is preferable to invest in a thicker and therefore more comfortable mattress.
The mattress will need to be easy to wash. For people who suffer from incontinence, it is essential to opt for a mattress with an antimicrobial lining.
You should also choose a mattress and cover that is waterproof and stain resistant.