Jul 122017
 
Modified Cot Ends to allow feeding tube between the bars Essexnorth Job 15/1403

Client wanted to be able to pass a child’s feeding tube through the cot ends, this allows the child to turn without getting entangled in the feed tube which is the difficulty if the tube is passed over the cot sides. A small section of the cot side top was removed and a swinging section […]

 July 12, 2017  Posted by at 19:14 Beds and Bed Accessories, Children's equipment - General Comments Off on Modified Cot Ends to allow feeding tube between the bars Essexnorth Job 15/1403
Feb 112016
 
Special lifting beam over bed

The client needs to pull herself up in bed and lower herself onto her wheelchair on either side of the bed, using straps. She has a floor mounted ‘A’ frame mounted overhead beam but it is too short and takes up too much bedroom space. A welded overhead beam was fabricated and fixed to a […]

 February 11, 2016  Posted by at 19:46 Beds and Bed Accessories No Responses »
Dec 082015
 
Hinged bed rail

The client’s feet tend to slip off the side of his bed and what was needed was a small width attachment which can be pulled up 180 degrees whilst he is in the bed and then folded down 180 degrees for when he needs to get out of the bed. To complicate things there is […]

 December 8, 2015  Posted by at 14:55 Beds and Bed Accessories No Responses »
Nov 232015
 
Bed or chair control switches

Clients with restricted finger movement or arthritis often have trouble operating the small ‘blister’ switches on bed controls. The solution is to clamp on a framework carrying extended rockers with plastic buttons (B&Q drawer stops) that bear on the blisters. The rockers are made of polycarbonate, and are usually transparent to enable any icons on […]

 November 23, 2015  Posted by at 16:34 Beds and Bed Accessories No Responses »
Nov 162015
 
Special bed rail

The client has an NRS bedrail (product code M48192) which is unsuitable for his weight and is not located firmly enough in the bed. He asked if it can be modified e.g. by fixing to the wall Bristol case ref. 8\15-05

 November 16, 2015  Posted by at 16:40 Beds and Bed Accessories No Responses »
Feb 192015
 
Customised bed lever

The client’s bed is manufactured in steel with a sprung mattress support rather than slats and a standard bed lever was unsuitable. A standard bed lever was purchased and modified by the addition of aluminium sections and spacer blocks. Bristol Panel case ref. 8\14-07

 February 19, 2015  Posted by at 10:30 Beds and Bed Accessories Comments Off on Customised bed lever