Bariatric hospital beds meet the unique needs of larger patients by providing increased weight capacity and wider dimensions for comfort and safety. These specialized beds offer enhanced support, reducing the risk of pressure ulcers and enhancing overall patient care. Bariatric hospital beds aim to improve patient outcomes and quality of care in healthcare settings by promoting better positioning, mobility, and comfort. Monitor bedridden patients more effectively with these top beds for bariatric patients.

Hill-Rom 1115 Advance Bed

A low hospital bed height makes transferring bariatric patients safer and more comfortable and prevents caregiver strain. While most hospital beds have a height from the floor to the top of the mattress of 21 to 29 inches, the Hill-Rom 1115 Advance Bed’s height in the low position reaches just 17 inches. With a total hi-low travel distance of 14 inches, the adjustable height aids patients and caregivers with transfers and other daily tasks.

Stryker 2040 Motorized ICU Critical Care Bed

Stryker ICU beds feature electronic controls, patient monitoring systems, and adjustability features that cater to critically ill patients who require intensive care. While many ICU beds have a weight capacity of 500 pounds, some patients weighing more than 350 pounds may require wider bedframes. The Stryker 2040 Motorized ICU Critical Care bed has an overall width of 40 inches with the side rails down. Compared to the more common width of 36 inches, this wider Stryker critical care bed makes it more comfortable for patients to turn and reposition in the bed with assistance.

Hill-Rom P1600 Advanta Bed With Scale

A built-in scale in a hospital bed provides a convenient and efficient way to monitor the weight of bariatric bedridden patients without the need for separate weighing equipment or transfers. This feature allows healthcare providers to track weight changes accurately over time, which is essential for managing conditions like edema or fluid retention commonly seen in bariatric patients. Monitoring weight becomes a seamless part of the patient care routine by integrating a scale into the bed, enabling timely interventions and adjustments to treatment plans as needed to ensure optimal care and outcomes.

Healthcare providers can monitor bedridden patients more effectively with the above top beds for bariatric patients. These beds provide increased weight capacity, wider dimensions, and enhanced support. They also contribute to the provider’s aim to improve patient outcomes through better positioning and comfort and contribute to the overall quality of care in medical settings. The Hill-Rom 1115 Advance Bed with its low height for safer transfers, the Stryker 2040 Motorized ICU Critical Care Bed offering wide dimensions, and the Hill-Rom P1600 Advanta Bed with an integrated scale, exemplify how innovative design and functionality can enhance monitoring and care.