Electric bed

An adjustable electric bed with bed lift is appropriate for persons with a high spinal cord injury

A bed, a hand control is on the bed.
Electric bed

Electric bed with bed lift. Controls have large easy-to-use buttons.

Model: Comfortsystem, formerly RoMedic.

The user and his wife have two separate beds, not a double bed. The wife’s bed is at the same height as the user’s bed at the lowest setting.

Users comments
Invacare, invacare.com sells similar beds (last checked April 2020).

Paid for by
County council

Hand control with large buttons (close-up)
Controls for electric bed

User's bed and wife's bed at same height
User’s bed and wife’s bed at same height

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Tipsare: Anonym 1

The person lives together with his wife and an child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1975 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). Through hand surgery his grip function improved in both hands. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day.