Bed Bumpers

Looking for a way to keep your loved one safe and comfortable in bed? Look no further than hospital bed rails from Shelden Healthcare! Our bed bumpers are designed to provide a gentle barrier around the edges of the bed, preventing falls, reducing the risk of entrapment and ensuring a restful night's sleep. 


Made from high-quality, durable materials, our hospital bed rails are easy to install and contain soft, breathable fabric. Most importantly, they provide peace of mind for both you and your loved one. Please contact us if you ned help choosing the best option for you or if you have any questions and we will be happy to help.

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Our range of bed bumpers are soft and comfortable. You or your patient will wonder how they ever managed with just a cold, hard wooden rail on their bed, especially if they fidget a lot. Increase the comfort and security of someone who really deserves it with one of these fantastic bed bumpers.

Bed Bumpers: Buying Guide and FAQs

Things to consider when using bed bumpers

When using bed bumpers it is important to consider the size of the bed and whether or not there will be enough clearance for medical equipment to be attached. Other key considerations are:

1. The bumpers should be soft and comfortable to avoid hurting the patient.

2. They should be easy to clean and disinfect, in order to prevent the spread of infection.

3. They should be sturdy enough to prevent the patient from rolling out of bed.

4. They should be lightweight and easy to move around so that they can be adjusted as needed.

Benefits of bed bumpers

There are a number of benefits of bed bumpers for adults:

  • They prevent accidental falls out of bed.
  • They help to keep the patient in place while they are sleeping.
  • They can provide a sense of security and comfort for anyone feeling anxious or uncomfortable while receiving care.
  • They can help to prevent bedsores by keeping the patient in one comfortable position for an extended period of time.
  • They make it easier for caregivers to transfer adults in and out of bed without causing injury to either party.

Bed Bumper FAQs

What are bed bumpers?

Bed bumpers are padded rails that attach to the bed frame and surround the sleeping area, creating a "barrier" between the bed and the rest of the room. They are commonly used for children but can often be useful for adults in hospitals and other care environments too. This is because they can help prevent falls and injuries.

Why have bed bumpers?

One of the main reasons bed bumpers are used in healthcare environments is to provide a level of safety for patients. Bed bumpers for adults can help keep patients from unintentionally rolling out of bed or from sliding down in bed. They can also help protect patients from coming into contact with any sharp or hard objects that may be present in the immediate area around the bed.

Why would you need to use bed bumpers?

There are a couple reasons you might want to consider using hospital bed rails or bumpers, the main ones being safety and comfort. First, if a patient is experiencing limited mobility, for example, due to older age, bed bumpers can help prevent falls out of bed and provide a soft barrier around the edge of the bed if movement does occur.

Another reason to use hospital bed bumpers is for comfort. If a patient tends to toss and turn a lot at night, bumpers can help provide extra support and keep them from moving around too much. This is especially important when recovering from injury or surgery.

What should you avoid when working with bed bumpers?

When working with bed bumpers, you should avoid using excessive force or heat, as this can damage the product. You should also avoid prolonged contact with oils and other liquids, as this can cause the material to become discoloured or stained. Finally, you should avoid bending or folding the bed bumpers, as this can cause them to become misshapen and ineffective.

What is the role of bed rail bumpers?

Protection is the primary function of bed bumpers. They protect individuals from accidental falls out of bed, and are an important safety feature for those who are elderly or have mobility issues.

What is the difference between a bed bumper and a bed rail?

A bed bumper is a padded cushion that attaches to the edge of a bed to prevent patients from rolling out or injuring themselves. A bed rail on the other hand is a metal or wooden frame that attaches to the side of a bed to keep someone from rolling out. These are not as protective as bumpers as they can cause injury themselves, for example by causing entanglement. 

Live Chat Assistance for Selecting Bed Bumpers

Our range of bed bumpers are soft and comfortable. You or your patient will wonder how they ever managed with just a cold, hard wooden rail on their bed, especially if they fidget a lot. Increase the comfort and security of someone who really deserves it with one of these fantastic bed bumpers.

If you have any queries regarding our bed bumper products, please contact us. We also have a customer care team on live chat if you need assistance.