homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Säng, elektrisk justerbar, (svensk text)

Double bed
Double bed

Double bed with two separate bed frames
Double bed with two separate bed frames

Handle for turning and holder for control unit
Handle for turning and holder for control unit

Holder for control unit
Holder for control unit

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Bed, electric adjustable

A solution for a double bed when one member of the couple needs an electric bed

Description
Two separate beds at the same height are used as a double bed. The user has an electric adjustable bed. The control unit sits in a holder. She uses a handle on the outside to help her turn over.

Authors comments
It is difficult to find a bed frame for both beds. The family could not find a double bed with a frame that allowed the user's bed to be adjusted up and down. They chose two separate beds instead.
The holder for the control unit was chosen because the cord was short and the unit kept going all over the place. Previously she had a unit with a longer cord and she did not need a holder.

Purchased from
Invacare, www.invacare.com (last checked April 2017)

Paid for by
County Council

Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
housing » bedroom, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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