3 Things to Know Before Buying Hospital Beds for Home Care

The purchase of an electric hospital bed for sale is an excellent way to make sure a loved one is safe and comfortable at home while recovering from an illness or injury. This type of purchase, however, is not necessarily something most people are familiar with.

Hospital bed rentals and purchase options can be overwhelming for those who haven’t armed themselves with a few important facts first. Here are three things people should know before they consider hospital beds for sale or even electric hospital bed rental options:

  1. The real need – Hospital beds for home use can be costly purchases if models with every bell and whistle are considered. Before diving into a purchase versus rental option, be sure to know the estimated duration of need. Buying a model instead of considering the option to rent a hospital bed can be a costly choice if the need is expected to only last a few weeks or months.
  2. The features required – Hospital beds rental contracts tend to be available for a diversity of models. The options range from manual beds to fully electric designs that can move up and down, have adjustable backrests and legs and so on. Consider the person’s actual requirements before making the investment. A manual bed, for example, may not be a great choice for a person who has a great deal of trouble with mobility and who doesn’t have a full-time caregiver.
  3. What the insurance company says – This particular factor is very important to consider unless the decision to buy hospital beds will require self-pay options. Should an insurance company be willing to pay for some or all of the purchase, defer to their recommendations unless they don’t meet the patient’s actual needs.

Bringing home a hospital bed for home use can be an important step in preparing a home for a loved one’s recovery. Make sure to do some homework first to avoid making the wrong selection. It can also be quite beneficial to gain input from the person’s healthcare provider about which features might best suit the person’s needs.

Our best-selling home hospital bed in one package!

Purchasing a home hospital bed can be a daunting task. Not only are there many different models with different features, but they also come at drastically different price levels. At Mediplus Mobility, we heard our customers and decided to simplify their shopping experience with an entry level fully-electric home hospital bed package that is both simple and affordable.

Delta Ultra-Light Full Electric Bed by drive medical with vital mobility
Delta Ultra-Light Full Electric Bed

The fully electric Delta bed by Drive Medical includes all the features that make a hospital bed a true life-changer in the homecare setting. The sturdy bed frame can be lowered as low as 12.75″ or raised as high as 26″ at the touch of a button in order to facilitate access to the bed by the patient and everyday care-giving tasks. The backrest of the bed can also be raised and lowered so as to achieve an optimal level of comfort for the patient. The leg section of the bed can also be regulated when an individual requires their legs to be raised in order to avoid swelling or to aid in recovery.

Despite being categorized as an ultra-light bed, the delta has an overall weight capacity of 450 lbs, making it an ideal choice for individuals weighting up to 300 lbs.  It’s zinc-coated spring deck is easy to install and disassemble– it is also a breeze to move it around your home when casters are installed.

When you purchase the Delta full-electric home hospital bed by Drive Medical from Mediplus Mobility, you’re not only taking home an excellent quality and reliable bed. Our package includes your choice of short of long side railings as well as an upgraded Gravity 8 long term care mattress. Suitable for both recovery or long term use, our full electric bed package comes full of excellent features at top value for your money.

If you only require the bed package for a limited amount of time, Mediplus Mobility also rents the exact same equipment– giving you flexibility and a chance to try out one of our top selling products!

For pricing and more information, reach one of our mobility experts at 1(855)819-5050 today.