Questions and Answers

How does a pressure care mattress work?

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Pressure care mattresses work to reduce the pressure between the user’s skin and the mattress surface whilst laying or sitting up in bed. Their purpose is to prevent and even heal the occurrence of pressure ulcers, a highly painful injury caused by spending extended periods in bed.

Can my bed cause lower back pain?

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Yes, the bed you sleep on can be causing you lower back pain. On average we spend 8 hours a day in our beds. That's 56 hours a week. A third of our lives.

What size is a bariatric bed?

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Bariatric beds are designed for larger, heavier users, so are generally bigger than a typical bed. A typical single bed is usually 3ft/90cm wide whereas a bariatric bed is usually 4ft/120cm wide, giving more space for the larger individual.

What is a Hospital Bed?

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A hospital bed is a bed that's specially designed for users in need of healthcare, which could be in a hospital, in a care facility or at home.

How much weight can a Bariatric bed hold?

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Bariatric beds can usually hold up to 47 stone (300 kilograms). As Bariatric beds are designed to support larger users, they're also wider than a typical bed, usually at least 4 foot wide.

What size are hospital beds?

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Hospital beds come in a variety of lengths and widths but generally the bed will be 3 ft wide and 6 ft 6 long. Read this short article to learn how to size up your room for a hospital bed.

I'm Registered Disabled, do I qualify for VAT Relief?

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Yes, if you’re disabled or have a long-term illness, you won’t be charged VAT on any of our products that are designed help you with your disability.

Services related to the product are also eligible for VAT relief, including our installation services. Our next day pallet delivery is free of charge so there's no VAT for you to pay.

Can I rent a hospital bed?

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Renting a hospital bed is a great option for those people who know they will only need one for a limited period of time and can prove to be the most cost-effective route to go down...

What is a pressure sore?

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A pressure sore or commonly know as a bedsore is an injury which starts on the surface of the skin and then can progress further into the tissue...

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