The Medical Bed Standard 60601-2-52 is in place for the protection of users, as a design framework for manufacturers and increasingly as a guide to external bodies such as the Care Quality Commission.
The challenge for care homes owners is making sure the combination of electric profiling bed, foam or dynamic mattress and side rails is correct against the standard. Which can be a challenge, as beds and side rails are often purchased separately to mattresses.Renray Healthcare manufacture beds, mattresses and side rails, and our knowledge of side rail heights, entrapment issues, mattress / bed combinations, and the need for extra height side rails and their compliance is second to none.
Choose a bed that is independently tested to
Following on from our previous blog posts on “choosing the correct seating for the elderly” and a guide to choosing the right recliner chair - “electric recliner chairs vs manual r
For many of us, these are unprecedented times, and the Coronavirus pandemic has made us more aware of the dangers of spreading germs than ever before.
Germs and bacteria can remain on surface
Electric beds or Adjustable beds or profiling beds, whatever you call them, all plug into an electrical socket and cost you money. But how much money do they cost a year to the average healthcare faci
Using good furniture to promote wellness
Resident wellbeing is linked to their overall physical, mental, social, and emotional state and it is of paramount importance to care homes. Wellbeing must be