When you are in the market for a hospital bed, you always wonder which bed is best for seniors, the disabled and the bedridden patients. From the available variety of hospital beds- manual, full electric, semi electric, bariatric, innerspring mattress, foam or air, you need to consider which is best. Moreover, you want something that delivers comfort and ease of use, while keeping the costs as low as possible. But there’s something that is much more important.

A common customer query about a hospital bed is, “What’s the best hospital bed for me?” Actually, the best hospital bed is the one that meets your needs in a personalized way. Well, what does that mean? Things to consider would be are you heavy or light, tall or short and how long will you need the bed. Is this permanent or temporary? We do provide hospital bed rentals for those that only need it for a short period of time, for example, after a surgery. All of this and more should be considered when choosing a hospital bed. So, here is some of information, right at your fingertips, to help choose the right hospital bed for your needs.

What Makes a Hospital Bed Different?

A hospital bed can effectively adjust head and foot heights, and some allow for the height of the bed to be raised and lowered as well. Hospital beds also come with optional side rails in various styles and lengths for a more secure set-up to avoid falls and injuries. Finally, you can find an extensive range of widths of hospital beds that makes it perfect for every patient type.

For the larger or taller patient, a bariatric hospital bed is something that is recommended. These come in widths of 42", an overall height of 18-26.25" and a length 88". Bariatric hospital beds accommodate patient weights from 500 to 900 pounds. Full electric bariatric beds are made with a heavy-duty frame that ensures strength and patient safety.

The prices for these beds may be higher than other standard size hospital beds, so choose wisely to determine if you need the extra width and weight capacity. The best deals on hospital beds are realized when you purchase the bed, mattress and side rail as a complete set. However, you can buy them individually per your specific needs. As always, Affordable Medical Equipment experts are trained to make sure you get the exact product for your needs.

Full-Electric Hospital Beds Provides Greater Independence

With a hand-held device, the functioning of the bed height, foot, and head adjustments are all adjustable. The great feature of electric hospital beds is that they provide the most independence for patients who need to get in and out of bed without assistance.

For long-term use, a full-electric hospital bed is one of the most cost-effective choices you can make. Because we don’t want you to make any mistake when it comes to buying a hospital bed, we at Affordable Medical Equipment are ready to help you make an informed choice. So, if you need a hospital bed, call or visit our showroom today and let us provide you with the best hospital beds for your need.