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Hospital beds were originally designed for use in an acute hospital ward setting but variations are commonly supplied for users at home or in a care home setting. Their primary functions are to assist the patient or user to adjust their position in bed. This has several patient benefits of increasing the user’s independence, reducing the complications of bedrest and improves the user’s mobility. The other key benefit of a hospital bed is to reduce manual handling issues and back injuries to staff or carers whilst making nursing tasks quicker to perform. The electric functions of medical beds allow the carer to manage the patient or user without lifting or straining.
Height adjustment is a feature allows the bed platform to raise and lower in order to allow the user to enter or exit the bedframe easily. Our hospital beds range features a flexible and diverse selection, from care adjustable beds, low profile beds, to bariatric beds in order to accommodate larger users. We have something to suit every kind of user and patient, and if you’re looking for additional accessories to go with the hospital bed, our hospital bed accessories will not disappoint.
If you're looking to use a hospital bed for home use, feel free to browse our range today to find the perfect one to suit you and your requirements. Our selection of hospital beds and medical beds provide high quality, reliability and nothing but excellence, so you can trust us. Alternatively, you can contact us for further information.
Excl. VAT: £590.00 Incl. VAT: £708.00
Did You Know: The number of NHS hospital beds has halved in the last 30 years, with sustainability and transformation plans being drawn up to develop health care systems even further. This is in an attempt to modernise services and provide better quality throughout a range of hospitals in the UK. Due to the reduction in Acute hospital beds there will always be a growing demand for quality and reliable hospital equipment for people nursed at home or in a professional care home setting.
At Shelden, we hope to be a part of the journey for hospitals that are looking to enhance their overall service for the comfort of patients or the the private individual at home looking for a cost effective but homely care bed.