Mechanical Turning Beds

Mechanical Turning Beds: Why might we need them?

In 2009, a working party of the Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (MASCIP), in collaboration with the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) Academy, produced a set of clinical guidelines for Moving and Handling Trainers (www.mascip.co.uk/guidelines.aspx).

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Patient Safety – Features of Mechanised Beds

Even with the considerable benefits of mechanised beds there are still potential patient safety issues to be addressed. One of these is the concern that a button could be accidentally pressed or used by untrained personnel, resulting in further damage to the patient.The new generation of mechanised beds aim to address these issues and provide patients with a safe and comfortable environment.

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Legacy Turning Bed – Instructional Video

An instructional video on the features of the Mechanised Legacy Turning Bed that is for complex care and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Patients as well as how to use it.

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