According to the National Council on Aging, one in three people who live at home over the age of 65 suffers a fall each year, and this number increases to one in two by the age of 80. Fall-related injuries are often serious enough to result in hospitalization and even premature death; moreover, those who fall often face significant declines in mobility and independence.
Here are some bedroom safety accessories to consider for your home:
Designed to be multi-functional, bed rails provide support when getting into and out of bed, provide protection from rolling or falling out of bed, and assist when repositioning while in bed. Bed rails are adjustable as bed rails can be shortened, lengthened, raised or lowered.
Independence Bed Table
Bed Rail Advantage
Security Pole & Curve Grab Bar
Characterized for their utility and support offered to patients, these home-care hospital beds are specialized for people who must spend a lot of time in bed or who are completely bed-ridden. Hospital beds are electric and feature spring support, side rails, and adjustable head / footrests. Being able to change bed positions will reduce bed sores and ensure the comfort of the patient during periods of long-term immobility.
Hospital beds with mattresses are available for purchase or rent.
Half-Length Side Rail without gap
Hospital Bed Mattresses
Specifically designed for home-care hospital beds, these therapeutic mattresses fit the beds perfectly, and accommodate all bed positions.
Characterized for their utility to patients, these home-care hospital over bed tables, designed for patients who will be limited to their bed for extended periods of time.
Designed to make any chair into a lift chair, these hydraulic powered cushions lift the body to a standing position, or lower the body to a sitting position. This is a good and affordable option if the need is temporary, when a traditional lift chair is not an option, or if portability is a need.