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Stander 30” Safety Adult Bed Rail – Home Elderly Bedside Safety Rail + Swing Down Assist Handle

Stander 30” Safety Adult Bed Rail Do you experience a hard time sleeping and sometimes you face the risk of falling out of your bed? Do you need support when getting out of bed? Then you’re in the right place because the Stander 30” safety adult ...

A Product Review on EZ Adjust Bed Rail by Stander

Genuine Review of the EZ Adjust Bed Rail by Stander If you are someone who has a hard time sleeping, tossing and turning and even falling out of your bed then the EZ Adjust Bed Rail by Stander is the right solution for you. Most seniors experience ...

Factors to Consider While Buying Bed Rails for Adults

Tips when Choosing Bed Rails A bed rail or a bed assist is a supportive aid which is installed around your bed to provide someone with added stability when they are sitting down or standing up from the bed. It can also be used when someone wants to ...

The Risk that Bed Rails pose for Seniors

A story published in 2013 on the Chicago Tribune about a woman who had died in retirement home after she got entrapped in her bed made me to seriously ponder over the risks that come with the use of bed rails. Despite their being effective in ...

How effective are bed alarms for elderly in falls prevention? No Evidence to Show their Efficacy

Getting out of bed. It seems like an easy task. All you have to do is lower one leg on the floor followed by the other and voila, you are out of bed. For hospital residents and seniors in adult homes, it is however not easy. In fact, it is dangerous ...

How to Deal with Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

Urinary incontinence is a condition where someone is not able to control their bladder and they only notice that they have a problem when they start seeing leaks and wet patches on their clothes that they indeed urinated on themselves. The condition ...

Advice: Tips that every caregiver should go through

When you are a caregiver taking care of the elderly or the invalid, one of the most difficult and stressing thing is washing their bodies and toileting. And do not think that this is only odd for you as the caregiver but it is also difficult for the ...

Safety tips for your senior patients at the Hospice or Home

Safety bed rails Having worked at a hospice, I have come to learn to stop taking things for granted. For example, I never thought that safety bed rails were of importance until I came face to face with the reality that most home accidents to ...

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Bed alarms for dementia patients: The best bed motion sensors for dementia patients in 2018

If you are looking for a good bed exit alarm that will signal you when the patient turns or makes movement as though to wake up from their bed, then the smartcaregiver motion sensor and pager is your best pick. We reviewed it and found that using ...

How to make a diy mattress extender

We have already discussed the importance of a mattress extender in preventing zone 7 bed entrapment. Zone 7 bed entrapment happens where there is a gap between the mattress edge and your head board. As the patient tries to move their head or ...

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