FloorBed 1 Plus
With an ultra-low mattress platform giving a height of only 7cm, the FloorBed range of beds significantly reduces the risk of injury if users roll out of bed. The beds also lift to a nursing height and have the profiling functions of a normal nursing bed, as well as a full range of accessories to further improve client care.
With its wider mattress platform, FloorBed 1 Plus aids with mobility and independence of larger service users.
|Dimensions (w x l):||1070 mm x 2240 mm (42" x 88")|
|Platform size:||1050 mm (1045) x 2000 mm (41" x 79")|
|Safe working load:||260 kg (41 st)|
|Patient weight:||225 kg (35 st)|
|Lifting range (excl. mattress):||Kneebreak, Anti-Trendelenburg, Trendelenburg|
By Accora Ltd in collaboration with Darrell Byrom, Director of Westgate Healthcare
The purpose of this case study is to demonstrate how FloorBed® can reduce the risk of injuries from bed falls.Hospital Episode Statistics for England show that in one year, there were 21,722 episodes of falls involving beds with 19,296 subsequent hospital admissions. 
The FloorBed® lowers to a floor level height of 71mm (3”); low enough to reduce the impact of a fall from the bed and reduce the risk of injury. A study was carried out to demonstrate that FloorBed® is a possible solution to this widespread problem. Westgate House Healthcare was chosen; an establishment that provides a range of services including residential care, nursing care, intermediate care, palliative care and dementia care.
The objective of the study was to measure two statistics:
As displayed in the chart, the following outcomes were achieved during the study period:
“This is a remarkable result as our biggest falls risk (i.e. falls from bed) has now almost been eliminated, without any additional restrictions placed on our residents. the project has been a huge success as far as we are concerned.”
Darrell Byrom, Director of Westgate Healthcare
The Health and Social Care Information Centre,Hospital Episode Statistics for England.