Gold Coast, Australia, September 05, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Novacorr Healthcare is pleased to announce that the product line from the health care equipment company includes top quality items that are suitable for bariatric patients. Bariatrics is a branch of medical specialty that deals with treatment and control of diseases linked to obesity. For many of these patients, standard sized furniture is inadequate to support the size or the weight of the patient.
According to a representative of the company, “A bariatric bed is one which is designed to be wider than a typical hospital bed. A more solid platform on the bed might be needed in order to handle the extra weight. These beds can ensure that a very obese patient can still be maintained in relative comfort. The ability to adjust beds up and down as needed is very helpful to the caregivers as well.”
He continues, “These top quality beds help to maintain the independence of the patient. The motors are powerful enough to handle weights of as much as one thousand pounds. Any equipment that is capable of providing comfort for a person who is bedfast due to excess weight or other physical ailments may mean the difference between staying at home or having to be transported to a care facility.
Other equipment which is intended for the severely obese person, includes bariatric chairs. The chairs are created according the the weight of the patients, as well as the size. In many instances, a standard sized chair is too narrow to hold the person who is over-sized. The embarrassment of not being able to get out of the chair, either because the hips are too wide, or the knees and hips don’t have the strength to stand from a seated position can make health problems even worse.
The elements which are considered for this specialised equipment are the amount of weight that the equipment must support and the size of the person using the bed or chair. In addition, the extra weight may require a somewhat stronger motor to raise and lower the bed to a different position. In some instances, the patient requires a bed on a lower platform. This feature helps to reduce the risk of falling from the bed. There is no need to climb up into the bed, either. The patient can easily rest the feet flat on the floor while seated on the edge of the bed.
Learn more about the range of home health care products and equipment such as a bariatric bed by visiting the web pages on-line at www.novacorr.com.au today. Members of the press and others with additional questions about the contents of this particular press release are encouraged to contact the company at the location provided below.
Company Name: Novacorr Healthcare
Address: 9/11 Claude Boyd Parade Bells Creek, Caloundra QLD 4551
Contact Telephone 1300 847 897